PEORIA, AZ — Peoria police are investigating after a deadly collision on Grand Avenue Saturday afternoon.
Police say when they arrived on the scene on US60 near 83rd Avenue, one person was pronounced dead.
Officers say one other person was transported to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
A preliminary investigation revealed that a silver car was heading southeast when a white car traveling northwest failed to yield to traffic and hit them while attempting to turn left.
The driver of the white car, later identified as Steven Thomas, 45, was transported to a nearby hospital and pronounced dead.
Officers say the driver of the silver vehicle was transported with life-threatening injuries.
The cause of the collision is currently under investigation, but officers say Thomas may have been impaired at the time of the collision.
@PeoriaPoliceAZ are investigating a fatal traffic collision in the area of 8500 NW Grand Ave. Grand Ave between 8300-8700 will be shut down while our Traffic Services Section investigates #TrafficAlert #peoriapdaz #peoriaaz pic.twitter.com/CStpR3FUpt— Peoria Police (AZ) (@PeoriaPoliceAZ) April 10, 2021