Three-Vehicle Accident on I-10 Kills Three People
Mesa, Arizona—A wrong-way head-on collision involving three vehicles on I-10 at Riggs Road early Sunday morning left three people dead. The Arizona Department of Public Safety identified the wrong-way driver as Cornel Eugine Ard, age 71.
There were four occupants in the first car he struck. Two of those passengers, Jacob Adam Morales, age 27, and Eva Michelle Sanchez, age 49, died at the scene. The driver and remaining passenger of that vehicle were transported to a nearby hospital for treatment of their injuries. The driver and passenger of the third vehicle involved were treated at the scene.
No additional information regarding the victims’s identities or current medical conditions was released.
Our sympathies are with the victims’s families and friends over their tragic losses. We wish quick and full recoveries for those who were injured.