PHOENIX, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) - Two people have died after a serious multi-car crash Monday night in east Phoenix.

Emergency crews from Phoenix, Tempe and Scottsdale responded to the crash at the intersection of McDowell Road and 52nd Street around 8:30 p.m.

[VIDEO: Chain-reaction crash closes busy Phoenix intersection]

Phoenix Fire Department officials say they were told a motorcycle rider was struck by a vehicle, and then a second collision immediately followed where a person was ejected from a car, and then a third crash occurred involving two pedestrians.

[PHOTOS: Phoenix crash shuts down 52nd Street and McDowell Road intersection]

Two people were taken to hospital in extremely critical condition, two others are in stable condition and a fifth patient has minor injuries.

On Tuesday, Phoenix police said that two pedestrians died from their injuries. 

They were identified as 46-year-old Deqa Osman and 36-year-old Jane Hurley. 

The Lyons Roofing News Chopper flew over the busy scene and found emergency crews working on multiple patients throughout the intersection which had been closed in all four directions.

Police say the driver of one of the vehicles involved remained on scene and showed no signs of impairment.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


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