Personal Injury Lawyers
Interstate 17

Three Members of Indonesian Family Killed and Three Seriously Injured in I-17 Head-On Crash

Van O'Steen

May 19, 2014

Share |

Phoenix, Arizona—A wrong-way driver on Interstate 17 collided head-on with another vehicle, south of Sunset Point rest area, killing three members of an extended Indonesian family and seriously injuring three others.  The dead have been identified by Arizona DPS accident investigators as Lioe Kim Tjhiuw, age 78, Jenny Sudjono, age 70, and Evan Christian Hendriadi, age 50.  Those injured in the collision include Fenny Sudjono, age 47, Ryan Christian, age 9, and the driver of their vehicle identified only as Harianto (no other name), age 42 of Rancho Cucamonga, California.

Accident investigators have not yet released the name of the wrong-way driver who is reported to  be a man in his 60’s from Phoenix.  Early reports reveal that the man was believed to have been impaired at the time of the collision.

The Arizona DPS investigation continues.

We extend our condolences to all the family members of those who lost their lives through the reckless behavior of this wrong-way driver, and we wish the injured speedy and complete recoveries.

Phoenix AZ Car Accident News

Raymond Lounsbury Struck and Killed While Crossing Phoenix Street

Raymond Lounsbury died as the result of injuries he received when he was struck while crossing the street at Union Hills Drive and 43rd Avenue in Phoenix on Sunday evening.

Denise Cruz Killed, Baby Seriously Injured in Crash with Dump Truck

Denise Cruz was killed and her one-year-old daughter seriously injured in a three-vehicle car accident. The crash occurred this morning at around 9:00 a.m. on 19th Avenue near Buckeye Road in Phoenix.

Car Accident in Buckeye Claims Life of Eric Merrill, Injures Two

Eric Merrill was killed in a rollover accident that occurred on Palo Verde Road near Interstate 10 in Buckeye. Phoenix Arizona Car Accident Lawyers