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2 hurt in wrong-way crash at Cave Creek and Pima road in Carefree

Posted at 8:42 PM, Dec 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-07 00:16:49-05

Rescue crews responded to a head-on wrong-way crash in Carefree on Thursday night.

According to Rural Metro fire officials, crews are on the scene of a head-on collision involving a wrong-way vehicle at Cave Creek and Pima roads. The crash happened around 8:30 p.m.

Officials with the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office said a woman was driving eastbound in the westbound lanes along Cave Creek Road when she collided head-on with another car. Both drivers were taken to an area hospital.

Officials said the injuries are not considered to be life-threatening. 

Impairment appears to be a factor in the crash, MCSO said. Deputies are investigating. 

Stay with ABC15 and for updates on this developing situation.