Suspect sought after driver killed near 75th Avenue and Lower Buckeye Road

Phoenix Police
Posted at 10:03 PM, Dec 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-12 00:10:31-05

PHOENIX — Police are looking for a suspect after they reportedly fled the scene of a deadly crash in west Phoenix Saturday.

Just before 2 p.m., officers responded to a crash near 75th Avenue and Lower Buckeye Road.

Officers learned the crash involved a pickup truck, driven by 55-year-old Lewis Kemp, and a sedan that was heading westbound on Williams Street.

The sedan reportedly did not stop at a stop sign and collided with the pickup truck.

Kemp suffered serious injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the sedan fled the scene on foot before officers arrived, police say.

The crash remains under investigation.