The crash happened overnight in the area of 23rd Avenue and Dunlap.
PHOENIX - Three teenagers are dead following an overnight crossover crash in Phoenix.
Phoenix police said the crash happened at 23rd and Dunlap avenues at 12:15 a.m. on Sunday.
According to Phoenix police, the driver of one of the vehicles was traveling eastbound on Dunlap Avenue when it drove over the center line and into westbound traffic.
The vehicle collided with a second vehicle that was traveling westbound. One of the passengers in the crossover vehicle, a 16-year-old boy was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.
A 15-year-old, 16-year-old and a 17-year-old that was in the vehicle are in critical condition at an area hospital.
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Both occupants of the vehicle traveling westbound were pronounced dead at the scene.
Police have identified the driver of that vehicle as 18-year-old Nijah Chibeast. The passenger in the vehicle was a 17-year-old female. She has not been identified.
It appears that impairment is possible in this collision, police say.
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