Five hospitalized after hit-and-run crash that resulted in arrest in Phoenix
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) — Five people were taken to the hospital late Friday night after a hit-and-run crash in Phoenix that resulted in an arrest.
Around 10:30 p.m., Phoenix police responded to reports of a crash on Indian School Road near I-17. When officers arrived, they found several people with serious injuries, three of which were children. Five passengers of one vehicle were taken to the hospital with major injuries but are all stable as of Saturday morning.
The driver of the other vehicle, 30-year-old Benjamin Felipe Liano, fled the scene but was later captured and arrested by officers. Impairment is believed to have been a factor. Investigators believe that Liano was headed east on Indian School Road when he hit the other vehicle headed north on I-17. He was booked on various charges including DUI and aggravated assault.
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