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One person killed in fiery crash near I-10 and I-17 split in Phoenix

I-17 I-10 deadly crash
Posted at 4:37 AM, Jun 29, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-29 20:15:19-04

PHOENIX — One person was killed in a fiery crash overnight near the I-10 and I-17 split in Phoenix.

According to Arizona Department of Public Safety officials, two Dodge Rams were involved in the wreck.

One of the trucks was headed eastbound near the I-17 exit when it lost control for an unknown reason and hit the median. The truck vaulted over the median guardrail and hit another truck that was headed westbound.

The driver of the at-fault truck, Braulio Silva Rodriquez, 27, of Phoenix, died from his injuries.

The driver of the truck that was struck suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.

I-10 was closed in the area due to the investigation, but has since reopened.