11th Street Broadway crash

One of the passengers inside the Altima died at the scene.

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) - A teen is dead after a driver lost control of his car and hit a pickup truck in south Phoenix on Tuesday afternoon. Police said a 19-year-old and two 18-year-olds were in a Nissan Altima heading west when the driver lost control and went into the eastbound lanes, hitting a Chevy 3/4 ton pickup truck around 12:30 p.m.

An 18-year-old passenger named Edward Crocker was thrown from the Altima and died at the scene, police said. The 19-year-old Altima driver and the 58-year-old driver of the truck were taken to the hospital with serious injuries that aren't considered life-threatening. The other 18-year-old passenger also has serious injuries but should survive.

11th Street Broadway crash

The 19-year-old Altima driver and the 58-year-old driver of the truck were taken to the hospital with serious injuries that aren't considered life-threatening.

Investigators said neither driver was impaired, but that speeding appears to have led to the crash. Charges could be filed, depending on what happens in the rest of the investigation.

 

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