One person has died after a two vehicle collision on Southern Avenue and Idaho Road in Apache Junction.
The Apache Junction Police Department said a small passenger vehicle and a pick-up truck crashed and then two other vehicles were damaged in a secondary collision at the intersection.
One person died from their injuries; two others were injured and taken to hospitals in stable condition.
The intersection was shut down around 4:30 p.m. but reopened around 9:30 p.m.
Police crews are investigating the incident.
Motor vehicle accident at Idaho and Southern. Please avoid the area until emergency crews are complete. #seatbeltssavelives
— SFMD (@sfmd_az_gov) March 27, 2016
Idaho and Southern still closed. Fire crews off the scene. @AJPoliceDept remains on scene to complete investigation. Unknown eta to open.
— SFMD (@sfmd_az_gov) March 28, 2016
Entire intersection of Idaho and Southern is completely shut down at this time due to a major accident. No... https://t.co/7ElfyhAIDV
— AJ Police Department (@AJPoliceDept) March 27, 2016
We regret to advise the collision at Idaho and Southern has resulted in a fatality. No further information can be provided at this time.
— AJ Police Department (@AJPoliceDept) March 28, 2016