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DPS: 1 dead, 1 hurt after wrong-way crash in Glendale

Posted at 5:50 AM, Jul 31, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-31 08:50:44-04

GLENDALE, Ariz. — One person is dead and another hurt after a wrong-way crash on Loop 101 in Glendale.

The crash occurred just before 11 p.m. Tuesday on L-101 near Union Hills Drive.

Officials with the Arizona Department of Public Safety say a vehicle was reported traveling northbound in the southbound lanes of L-101 before it struck another vehicle.

DPS said the driver who was struck was killed in the crash and the wrong-way driver suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

The freeway is shut down in the area for the investigation.