1 dead, 1 hurt after head-on crash near 31st and Northern avenues

31st and northern ave crash
Posted at 10:45 AM, Jun 01, 2022
and last updated 2022-12-02 17:17:57-05

PHOENIX — One person was killed and another person was hurt after a head-on crash near 31st and Northern avenues.

The crash occurred around 4:15 a.m. on June 1, Phoenix police said.

Preliminary information suggests an eastbound SUV drove left of the center line and struck a sedan that was headed westbound in the area.

Both drivers were taken to a hospital for treatment. The driver of the sedan, identified as 22-year-old Simeon Byers, died from his injuries.

On December 2, Phoenix police announced the driver of the other vehicle was at fault and was booked into jail on several counts including, homicide, drug offenses and others.