Police: Man veers off road, crashes car in Scottsdale near Hayden & Thomas roads

Posted at 7:51 AM, Apr 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-30 00:03:43-04

A driver is dead after running into a tree Saturday night in Scottsdale.

Police officers responded to the area of Thomas and Hayden roads just before 12 a.m. after receiving reports of a crash.

According to a Scottsdale police spokesman, a man was driving northbound on Hayden Road when his car veered off the road and struck a tree in the center median. 

The man was taken to the hospital where he later died of his injuries, officials said.

Roads in the area were closed during the investigation and impairment is a possible factor in the case, authorities said.

No additional details were immediately available.