Arizona Crash Report: Man killed in S 16th St. head-on crash in Phoenix 

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Crash Report –  South 16th Street 

Phoenix, AZ 

Report ID: 2023 June 5

NCIC#: Unknown

OFFICER ID#: Unknown

Traffic Unit 1: Passenger Car 

Traffic Unit 2: Truck

Occupants: 2

Injuries/Fatalities: Yes

Vehicle Damage (If Any): Yes

Property Damage (other than vehicles): Unknown

Road Surface Condition: Dry

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

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


PHOENIX, AZ – A driver of a car died after he traveled on southbound 16th Street, swerved into the northbound lanes, and collided head-on with a pickup truck after 4:30 a.m. Monday. The truck driver and passenger sustained minor injuries. The car driver, who was later identified as 34-year-old Goliath Cortez, was taken to a hospital, where he later died. 

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