The Latest: DPS spokesman: No fatalities in collision

October 27, 2017

PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on a Phoenix collision involving multiple people, including state troopers (all times local):

9:20 a.m.

Authorities say there were multiple people injured but no fatalities in a collision involving a dump truck, an SUV carrying children and adults and a Department of Public Safety SUV carrying two state troopers.

The Phoenix Fire Department says three young children were among nine people taken to hospitals after the Friday morning wreck but DPS Trooper Kameron Lee says nobody was killed.

Lee says circumstances of the wreck remain under investigation but that preliminary information indicates that the dump truck was stationary when the collision occurred on West Bethany Home Road at the interchange with Interstate 17.


9:10 a.m.

Authorities say two Arizona Department of Public Safety officers and three children are among nine people transported to hospitals after a multi-vehicle collision in Phoenix.

The Fire Department says initial reports indicated the children injured in the Friday morning wreck are between ages 2 and 5 and that the officers are in stable condition.

The collision occurred on West Bethany Home Road at Interstate 17.

Additional information is not immediately available.

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