Arizona crash: 4 dead, 9 hurt in collision involving tanker truck, other vehicles

PHOENIX — At least four people have died and nine others are hurt following a collision involving a tanker truck and other vehicles on an Arizona freeway, authorities said.

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According to KTVK and KPNX, the incident occurred about 10 p.m. Wednesday on Loop 202 eastbound at 52nd Street in Phoenix. Emergency responders arrived to find the tanker truck leaking fuel and another vehicle on fire, KTVK reported.

Crews pronounced four victims dead at the scene and rushed nine others to nearby hospitals for treatment, according to KTRK. Six of those victims remain in critical condition, the news outlet reported.

The Arizona Department of Public Safety continues to investigate the crash, officials said. No further information was immediately available.

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