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Child and man killed in wrong-way crash in Tempe

Tempe wrong way crash
Posted at 5:41 AM, Oct 26, 2021

TEMPE, AZ — Tempe police say two people, including a 2-year-old, are dead after a wrong-way crash Monday night.

The incident occurred around 11:30 p.m. Monday along Price Road near Southern Avenue.

Officials say a 17-year-old driver was headed in the wrong direction of traffic with passengers in the car at the time of the wreck.

An unrestrained 2-year-old was killed in the crash. The child’s mother suffered serious injuries and is in critical condition.

A man who was in the front seat of the car was also killed and police say the teen driver, the toddler's uncle, is in critical condition.

The female driver of the vehicle that was struck by the wrong-way driver also suffered serious injuries.