Price Road rollover

Police say a suspected impaired driver was badly hurt after driving the wrong way on a frontage road and rolling the vehicle over.

TEMPE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -- Police say a suspected impaired driver was badly hurt after driving the wrong way on a frontage road and rolling the vehicle over.

Police and fire personnel responded to the crash on Price Road between Broadway Road and Southern Avenue around 2:30 a.m. Thursday.

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Police say the wrong-way driver was heading southbound in the northbound lanes when they struck a curb and proceeded to roll.

The driver was extricated from the vehicle and taken to a hospital with serious injuries that police say are possibly life-threatening.

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Police say both speed and impairment are factors in the crash.

Price Road was closed in the area while police investigated the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.

 


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