Illegal Street Racing Turned Deadly Sunday Night

backside of ambulance on streetPHOENIX, AZ – A woman was killed in a high-speed crash caused by suspected illegal street racing in west Phoenix on Sunday night.

According to Fox 10 Phoenix, the two-vehicle crash was reported at about 9:30 p.m. at the intersection of 91st Avenue and Indian School Road.

Police say a 2018 Infiniti Q50 that had been seen racing a black Chevrolet Camaro shortly before it collided with an uninvolved Jeep. The Jeep then caught fire, trapping the occupants inside.

Witnesses pulled 28-year-old Charissa Coleman from the Jeep. She was rushed to a nearby hospital, where she succumbed to her injuries a short time later.

The 32-year-old male driver of the Infiniti was also hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries. He will be booked into jail for manslaughter upon his release from the hospital.

The identity of the driver in the Camaro is unclear at this time.

map showing location of fiery crash

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Have you lost a loved one due to a reckless street-racing accident in the Phoenix area? If so, you may be eligible to seek compensation for any medical bills, funeral costs and other expenses.

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