Three people are dead after a serious crash in north Phoenix early Thursday morning.
According to Phoenix Fire Department officials, a single vehicle went off the roadway and collided with a pole along Bell Road just east of the Interstate 17 around 1 a.m.
Emergency crews arrived on scene to find five people -- three men and two women -- trapped inside the wreckage.
Two people in the car were pronounced dead at the scene.
Three other people were pulled from the car and taken to the hospital. One of those three victims taken to the hospital has also since died.
Police have identified the three deceased victims as 18-year-old male Bailey Weldon, 19-year-old female Danielle Bowden, and 27-year-old male Joshua Krueger.
One 19-year-old male remains in extremely critical condition. An 18-year-old female is also still in critical condition.
Bell Road was shut down in both directions for several hours. It reopened around 7:30 a.m.
No further information has been released.