Roger Plesotis Dies in Head-on Collision in Glendale
Glendale, Arizona—Roger Plesotis, age 62, died of injuries he sustained in a head-on collision last Saturday night. The Glendale Police Department responded to the accident on 59th Avenue near Olive Avenue.
Accident investigators determined that Mr. Plesotis was northbound on 59th Avenue when his Jeep Cherokee crossed all northbound lanes of traffic into the southbound lanes where it struck a Dodge pickup truck head-on. A Nissan Altima was unable to avoid colliding with the wreckage.
Mr. Plesotis was pronounced deceased at the scene. Occupants of the Dodge pickup were transported to a nearby hospital for treatment of their non-life-threatening injuries. Glendale Police are working with the Medical Examiner’s office to determine whether Mr. Plesotis suffered a medical incident prior to the accident.
We extend our condolences to Mr. Plesotis’s family and friends over this tragic loss and we wish swift and full recoveries for those who were injured.
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