Fatal Hit-and-Run at 71st Avenue and Catalina Drive

police cars at night blurry imagePHOENIX, AZ – A man was killed following a multi-vehicle hit-and-run collision in west Phoenix early Saturday morning, CBS 5 reports.

A Ford Explorer and a Cadillac sedan collided within the intersection of 71st Avenue and Catalina Drive, just north of Thomas Road, at about 2 a.m. that morning.

All occupants in the Ford fled the scene of the crash on foot before police arrived. The driver in the Cadillac, 33-year-old Xavier Cantu, was rushed to the hospital in critical condition. Unfortunately, he succumbed to his injuries a short time later.

The female passenger in Cantu’s vehicle was unhurt.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

google map image of hit-and-run crash site

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