One killed in Arizona car accident over the weekend — two police officers injured after cruisers collide in separate crash

A fatal Glendale, Arizona car accident claimed the life of a motorist in a two-vehicle wreck near 59th Avenue and Cactus Road, ABC15 reported.

The crash happened about 2 p.m. on Saturday when a Jeep t-boned a truck at the intersection, according to the Glendale Fire Department. Several occupants were transported to the hospital and information about which motorist was killed has not been released.

Police report that the accident happened when one vehicle apparently tried to turn into a private drive in front of the other vehicle.

Also on Saturday, two police officers were injured in a Phoenix car accident after a pair of police cruisers crashed downtown, ABC 15 reported.

The accident happened about 5 p.m. Saturday at 15th Avenue and Washington Street. One officer may have stepped on the gas instead of the brake while attempting to stop at a red light. Both were transported to area hospitals; one complained of chest pain, while the other complained of back pain. A 16-year-old riding in the patrol car with his father was also injured.

A Tucson trucking accident along 1-10 sent one person to the hospital on Saturday afternoon, News 13 reported.

The crash near Ruthrauff happened when the semi truck crashed into a passenger car, the Arizona Department of Public Safety reported. The passenger car hit a tree before coming to rest upside down. One person was transported to the hospital in unknown condition.

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