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May 2016 News Archive

An archive of articles on car accidents and safety alerts from May 2016.

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Fatal Phoenix Car Accident

One Person Dies in Six Vehicle Crash in West Phoenix

Jonathan V. O'Steen
May 5, 2016

A fiery crash at the intersection of 59th Avenue and Thomas Road left one person dead and traffic snarled for more than ten hours early Thursday morning.  Accident investigators speculate that a tow truck heading north on 59th Avenue ran a red light, striking a Mitsubishi SUV and setting off a chain reaction involving 6 vehicles.  The Mitsubishi exploded and burst into flames.  Intense heat from the fire prevented witnesses from rendering aid to the driver.  The driver died at the scene.