WIKIEUP – A head-on collision on U.S.
Highway 93 about 23 miles north of Wikieup killed three residents of Phoenix on Sunday.
Margarita Martinez, 24, was driving a 1998 Nissan sedan southbound and passing another vehicle when her car smashed into a northbound 1998 Isuzu truck at milepost 98.3 around 6 p.m., a press release from the Arizona Department of Public Safety stated.
Three other vehicles carrying eight people were caught up in the crash.
Martinez and two passengers, Pablo Rosas, 28, and Teresa Flors-Minz, 27, were pronounced dead at the scene of massive head trauma.
Imelda Ezuivez, 31, of Phoenix, another passenger in Martinez's car, was flown by Guardian Air to University Medical Center in Las Vegas and admitted with massive trauma.
Osiel DeLeon, 33, of Los Angeles was alone in the Isuzu.
He sustained minor injuries in the crash and refused medical treatment.