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Yavapai County, Arizona- At 8 a.m., an Arizona Department of Public Safety (AZDPS) Trooper attempted to make a traffic stop on a gold Honda passenger car for a traffic violation on southbound I-17 at milepost 244 (one mile north of Black Canyon City). The vehicle failed to yield to our trooper and a pursuit was initiated.
Today, September 19, 2017, at about 3:09 a.m. troopers began receiving calls of a body in the roadway on westbound US 60 at Val Vista. Once at the scene, troopers found the body of a male victim, in the middle lane of traffic under the Val Vista overpass, who appeared to have been struck several times by passing motorists. Westbound US 60 was closed with traffic being diverted onto SR 202. It has since reopened for traffic.
Four people sustained serious injuries after a head-on collision along I-17 at milepost 249.6, near Sunset Point. Two patients were flown from the scene and two others were transported by ground to Phoenix area hospitals. Four total people were involved; three occupants were traveling within the victim vehicle and the driver/sole occupant of the wrong-way vehicle. They were all transported from the scene at approximately 3:30 a.m.
Tucson – Arizona Department of Public Safety (AZDPS) is seeking the public’s help in locating a white van involved in a fatal collision with a pedestrian on State Route 77 (Oracle Rd.), milepost 73 (near Rudasill).
On June 18, 2017, at about 8:17a.m., a trooper responded to the report of a male subject lying down in the median, northbound along I-17 at milepost 325. The same report advised he had been involved in a possible domestic violence situation.
Below are videos from Sky Harbor security cameras that show the wrong-way driver on airport grounds and initial footage of driving wrong-way on I-10. One video shows the vehicle in an unedited format and the other version shows the vehicle highlighted with a darkened background.
During an investigative interview with the commercial truck driver, he admitted to state detectives, that he accidentally shot himself within the cab of the commercial truck and falsely reported having been the victim of a shooting. The investigation remains open. End update.