Deadly head-on crash closes US 93 north of Wickenburg | Phoenix Traffic

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Deadly head-on crash closes US 93 north of Wickenburg | Phoenix Traffic
Deadly head-on crash closes US 93 north of Wickenburg | Phoenix Traffic

WICKENBURG, AZ (3TV / CBS 5) – A fatal frontal crash closed US 93 north of Wickenburg on Thursday morning. The crash was first reported shortly after 4:30 a.m. The Arizona Department of Public Safety says the freeway at Milepost 172, north of Congress, is closed in both directions. Wickenburg and Congress are about an hour northwest of Phoenix. The video from the Arizona Family News Chopper showed a burned-out vehicle on the side of the road. The impact destroyed the front end. The video also showed a pickup truck being loaded onto a flatbed tow truck. While rescue workers work to clear the highway, investigators try to summarize the moments before the crash. One person was pronounced dead at the scene, but details of other injuries are not available. DPS says it’s not clear when the freeway will reopen. For real-time traffic updates, visit the Arizona family’s traffic page. Copyright 2021 KPHO / KTVK (KPHO Broadcasting Corporation). All rights reserved.

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