Fatal Rollover Accidents on SR-143 Kill One, Injure Two
Phoenix, Arizona—An armored vehicle rolled over on SR-143 then burst into flames on Monday afternoon. Two subsequent rollovers occurred in the immediate vicinity as an apparent result of the first.
Tempe and Phoenix firefighters responded to the collisions on SR-143 near the interchange with SR-202 at about 2:45. Crews had to extricate one person. One person was pronounced dead at the scene while two men were transported to a nearby hospital in critical condition.
Investigators with the Arizona Department of Public Safety did not release the names of anyone involved in the accidents. No updated information on the injured people has been released. The investigation is ongoing.
We extend our condolences to the family and friends of the victim who died and we wish swift and full recoveries for those who were injured.