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13-year-old boy dies in multi-vehicle crash on I-17 near Union Hills Drive

Five other people with critical injuries
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Posted at 9:11 PM, Aug 11, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-12 13:19:54-04

PHOENIX — A 13-year-old boy has died after a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 17 near Union Hills Drive Thursday night, according to DPS.

Phoenix fire officials say five other people were taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries in the crash.

Aerial footage showed one car on its side against a barrier. DPS says several of the people were ejected from of the vehicles.

DPS says impairment does not appear to be a factor in the crash. It's unclear if speed played a factor in the crash.

No other details have been released at this time.