Driver dies after crash with school bus, tow truck in Phoenix

19th avenue and cholla crash
Posted at 9:41 AM, May 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-05 16:42:12-04

PHOENIX — A driver has died after a multi-vehicle crash, including a school bus, Wednesday morning.

The crash occurred near 19th Avenue and Cholla Street, near Peoria Avenue, when a northbound vehicle crossed into oncoming traffic, hitting a tow truck. A school bus headed southbound was also struck during the collision.

Police say no children were on the bus at the time.

The driver of the vehicle that crossed into oncoming traffic was taken to a hospital where he later died, police said. His name hasn't been released.

The cause of the crash is not yet known.