3 killed in 3-car crash on I-40 near Kingman
KINGMAN – A three-vehicle collision on eastbound Interstate 40 at milepost 56 near Kingman on Sunday, June 27 resulted in the deaths of the driver of a taxi, along with two passengers.
According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, a taxi carrying two passengers, a male and a female, was traveling in the passing lane prior to slowing down while trying to make a turn into the median.
The driver of a tractor-trailer operating behind the taxi could not slow his vehicle in time and struck the taxi, pushing it across the median into the westbound lanes where it was struck by another vehicle.
All three occupants of the taxi were declared deceased at the scene. The driver of the tractor-trailer was not injured, and the driver of the third vehicle involved sustained minor injuries.