3 hospitalized after crash, car bursts into flames on US 60 near McClintock Drive

Posted at 8:37 PM, Dec 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-20 00:16:37-05

TEMPE, AZ — Officials say three people, including two children, have been hospitalized after a crash led to a car bursting into flames on the westbound lanes of US 60 near McClintock Drive Sunday night.

DPS says the crash is being reported as a possible hit-and-run.

One of the vehicles reportedly collided with the median wall and erupted into flames. The other vehicle involved left the scene, according to DPS.

All occupants of the vehicle that caught on fire, the driver and two children, were removed from the vehicle.

The driver, who was found unresponsive, and two children were taken to the hospital, DPS says.

The status of the children's injuries remains unclear at this time.

The westbound lanes of US 60 near McClintock Drive have reopened following closures. The McClintock Drive on-ramp remains closed, ADOT says.

No other details were provided.

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