Fatal Crash Reported Near 31st Ave and Indian School Road

PHOENIX, AZ – Investigators with the Phoenix Police Department have reported two fatalities resulting from a multi-vehicle collision Saturday morning, according to ABC15.

The accident occurred at around 11:30 a.m., when a Chrysler 300 collided with a Toyota Scion attempting to make a left turn from Indian School Road onto 31st Avenue.

Both occupants in the Toyota were rushed to a local hospital in serious condition. They both succumbed to their injuries a short time later.

The victims have been identified as 27-year-old Wilder Uriel Diaz-Gomez and 18-year-old Yahir Uriel-Diaz.

The driver of the Chrysler, 23-year-old Elidio Saenz, was also taken to the hospital to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries sustained in the crash and was released a few hours later.

Police believe he was traveling at a high rate of speed when the accident occurred. Saenz was taken into custody on manslaughter charges upon his release from the hospital.

two people dead after crash near 31st ave and indian school road

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