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Two people killed in three vehicle crash in Glendale

Posted at 7:39 AM, Oct 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-20 22:49:35-04

GLENDALE, AZ — The Glendale Police Department is investigating a fatal crash involving three vehicles.

Officials say it happened around 11:30 p.m. Saturday near Glendale Avenue and El Mirage Road.

Investigators say a driver was traveling westbound in the number one lane west of Glen Harbor Boulevard when it rear-ended another vehicle.

The impact of the crash caused the second vehicle to go into the eastbound lanes and get hit by an oncoming vehicle.

Two people inside the first vehicle remained on scene. A male adult was taken to a hospital and is in stable condition.

Three people were inside the second vehicle. The driver suffered non-life threatening injuries and was taken to a hospital. Police say the front seat passenger, an adult female, later identified as Jadalynn Faith Pasion, was pronounced dead at the scene. A teenager was in the backseat and was taken to a hospital where they later died, according to Glendale PD.

One person was in the third vehicle and suffered minor injuries and did not need to be taken to a hospital.

Glendale Avenue, between Glen Harbor Boulevard and Dysart Road, was shut down until about 10:00 a.m.

Authorities say speed and impairment are being investigated as possible factors. No arrests have been announced.