ARIZONA CITY, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) – Three people were killed from a head-on collision around 2:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 11 in Arizona City, according to the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office.
The driver of a Mercury sedan, identified as 26-year-old Durrell Smith, was heading south when his car steered left from the center lane, PCSO said.
Durrell crashed head-on into a Ford SUV with two passengers inside.
Smith and the passenger of the SUV, 83-year-old Joyce McNeil, were pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the SUV, 83-year-old James McNeil, was airlifted to the hospital and later pronounced dead at the hospital.
None of the individuals involved were wearing a seat belt, which was found to be a contributing factor in their deaths, according to the PCSO.
Investigators ruled impairment out as a factor but the crash is still under investigation.
The accident was near the intersection of Sunland Gin Road and Bataglia Drive.