- Associated Press - Monday, January 28, 2019

MESA, Ariz. (AP) - Mesa police say one person is dead following a fiery two-vehicle crash.

The incident occurred just before 6 a.m. Monday near Val Vista Drive and Brown Road.

Investigators say one car hit another, sparking a fire.

Authorities say an off-duty officer tried to assist someone in the burning car but the vehicle was too engulfed in flames.

One person in that car was pronounced dead at the scene.



A second person was taken to a hospital with unknown injuries. A third received treatment at the scene.

Police say impairment may have been a contributing factor.

Sign up for Daily Newsletters

Manage Newsletters

Copyright © 2020 The Washington Times, LLC.

Please read our comment policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide