Deadly crash closes SR 347 southbound near Maricopa

Posted at 3:32 PM, Oct 18, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-19 01:50:15-04

State Route 347 was closed for several hours southbound near Riggs Road after a deadly crash Wednesday.

DPS says two vehicles were stopped at the intersection of Riggs Road and SR 347 when a 67-year-old man crashed into them.

The 67-year-old man believed to have caused the crash died of his injuries, according to DPS. A female driver that was hit was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries and later died as well. A third driver was treated for neck pain but is expected to be ok.

None of the drivers have been identified. 

SR 347 was closed for several hours after the crash but has since reopened.