Bus passenger killed along I-17 near Sunset Point

Sunset point crash
Posted at 6:29 AM, Apr 12, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-12 14:49:10-04

Arizona Department of Public Safety officials say a man was hit and killed along Interstate 17 north of the Valley Tuesday morning.

The crash occurred around 5:30 a.m. near Sunset Point.

DPS says the crash involved an erratic Greyhound bus passenger who opened an emergency hatch and exited the moving bus. The person was struck several times by passing vehicles.

The man, who was pronounced dead at the scene, has not yet been identified.

Southbound lanes of traffic were shut down due to the investigation.