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PD: 3-year-old killed in Phoenix crash, several hurt

Posted at 9:06 PM, Feb 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-14 19:06:24-05

A 3-year-old boy has died following a serious crash in Phoenix on Monday night, according to the Phoenix Police Department. 

Just before 9 p.m., officers responded to a crash at 18th Street and Greenway Parkway. 

Police say an SUV being driven by an adult man, occupied by a woman and two children were traveling eastbound on Greenway and collided with a car when they were turning left onto 18th Street. 

The collision sent the vehicles off the road and into a block wall around a home. 

The SUV crashed into the backyard of Isaiah Compos.

"I just heard people screaming and running around, they were trying to find their kids, they just kept saying I can't find my kids," said Compos.

The boy was taken to the hospital and later died, according to police. He was later identified by authorities as Noah Perry. 

Police say a 6-year-old girl also traveling in the SUV suffered serious injuries and is listed in extremely critical condition at this time.

Compos found the injured girl in his backyard.

"One of the cars started to catch fire, so I went to my backyard to grab a hose to help out and I see the little girl in the back kinda just crawling around," said Compos.

The 33-year-old passenger in the SUV suffered critical injuries and is in stable condition. 

According to police, both drivers in the collision suffered non-life-threatening injuries. 

Police say impairment is being investigated as a possible factor in the crash.