- Associated Press - Saturday, June 18, 2016

TONOPAH, Ariz. (AP) - Authorities say three people are dead and a fourth has been injured in a wrong-way collision in Tonopah.

The Arizona Department of Public Safety says the crash happened Friday night on Interstate 10.

According to troopers, a man fleeing a hit-and-run scene was traveling at speeds more than 100 mph

He then allegedly caused a wrong-way crash while heading eastbound in the westbound lanes of I-10.

Troopers say the fleeing driver died at the scene as well as the female driver and female occupant of the other vehicle. A third occupant is in the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Their identities are being withheld pending family notification.

The head-on collision shut the freeway down for five hours.

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