Parker, AZ (September 5, 2023) – A fatal crash involving a drunk driver claimed one person’s life. On September 3, the Parker Police Department and firefighters were called to the scene of a crash that took place on California Avenue.
Reports from the police show that a semi-truck crashed into multiple vehicles at the intersection of California Avenue and Riverside Drive during the afternoon hours. The three vehicles were stopped for a red light at the time of the accident.
The impact of the collision sent multiple vehicles flying into a parking lot nearby.
The semi-truck and one of the involved vehicles burst into flames. Another vehicle crashed into a boulder and flipped over, causing it to come to rest on its roof.
One person was fatally injured in the crash. Several other victims suffered serious injuries and had to be rushed to area hospitals.
Authorities determined that the driver of the semi-truck was impaired at the time of the accident.
At this time, the crash is being investigated.
We hope the injured victims make a full recovery.
Our sympathies go out to the family of the victim who died in this crash.
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