Maricopa County Crash Report: Head-on crash on AZ-87 near Shea Blvd in Fountain Hills kills 3

Crash Report – AZ-87 near Shea Blvd,

Fountain Hills, AZ 


Report ID: 2024 May 26

NCIC#: Unknown

OFFICER ID#: Unknown

Traffic Unit(s) Involved: 2

Occupants: At least 5

Injuries/Fatalities: Yes

Vehicle Damage (If Any): Unknown but likely

Property Damage (other than vehicles): Unknown

Road Surface Condition: Unknown

Manner of Crash Impact (Single Vehicle, Angle, Left Turn, Rear-End, Head-On, Sideswipe, U-Turn, Other, Unknown): Head-on

Location of Pedestrian/Cyclist (If Any): N/A


FOUNTAIN HILLS, AZ – A wrong-way collision along a highway in northeastern Maricopa County killed three people and injured two others on Sunday.

The incident occurred just at 4:13 a.m. on AZ-87 near Shea Boulevard, which is just south of the We-Ko-Pa Golf Club.

Police say a southbound vehicle entered the wrong side of AZ-87 and collided head-on with a northbound vehicle.

Three passengers total from both vehicles died at the scene of the accident. Authorities have not yet released their identities to the public.

Medics transported the drivers to the hospital with unspecified but serious injuries.

A full investigation is underway to determine the cause of the accident.

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