Fatal Tempe Crash Reported on Westbound US 60

police respond to fatal multi-vehicle crashTEMPE, AZ – A woman was killed and three others were hospitalized after a three-vehicle crash on US 60 in Tempe on Monday.

According to 12 News, the driver of a Kia Sorrento slammed head-on into the median near Priest Drive, causing the vehicle to roll over and part of the wreckage to land on top of a Tesla. An oncoming pickup truck then collided with the two vehicles.

A passenger in the Kia was pronounced dead at the scene. She has been identified only as a woman in her 70s. The driver was rushed to a nearby hospital with serious, potentially life-threatening injuries.

Two other victims suffered minor injuries in the wreck.

All westbound lanes of the freeway were shut down near Priest Drive until about 2:30 p.m., causing significant delays in the area.

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