1 killed, 1 injured in wrong-way freeway crash in Glendale
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a woman was killed and another woman was injured in a wrong-way crash that closed part of a Glendale freeway.
The state Department of Public Safety said Wednesday that 20-year-old Laiquan Lemon died after her car collided with a vehicle traveling northbound in the southbound lanes on State Route 101.
The incident happened just after 11:30 p.m. Tuesday near Union Hills Drive.
Investigators say the 22-year-old Phoenix woman steering the wrong-way car vehicle was admitted to a hospital. Her injuries are not life-threatening.
Authorities did not release her name.
They are still trying to determine if impairment was a factor.
The freeway’s southbound lanes reopened around 7:30 a.m.