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DPS: Two injured in wrong-way crash near SR 303 and Lake Pleasant Parkway

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Posted at 10:15 PM, Jul 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-13 14:06:27-04

PEORIA, AZ — Two people have been injured after a wrong-way collision in Peoria Monday night.

Arizona Department of Safety troopers say the crash occurred at 8:50 p.m. on State Route 303 near Lake Pleasant Parkway.

A Nissan Sentra was reportedly headed northbound in the southbound lanes when it struck a Tesla.

Both drivers suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

The wrong-way driver, a 78-year-old man, was being sought by Peoria Police Department at the time the crash occurred. He was suffering from dementia and was admitted to the hospital.

No further information was immediately available.