Andrew Standifird, 28, and four people killed in five-vehicle crash on I-10 near Chandler, Arizona
Briefs: DPS: 3 dead after a multi-vehicle freeway crash near Phoenix
DPS said a big rig crashed into a passenger car that was pushed into another semi-truck and two other vehicles. Two people inside the car died at the scene and the third victim was inside another vehicle, DPS said.
Briefs: 5 dead after a multi-vehicle freeway crash near Phoenix
DPS spokesman Bart Graves said speed was a factor in the crash along with inattention on the part of the big rig driver.
DPS: Distracted semi-truck driver caused fiery crash that killed 5 on I-10 in Chandler
As traffic was congested because of a crash that happened hours before, DPS says the driver of a semi hauling garbage didn’t slow down and slammed into two passenger cars, pushing them into another semi-truck and two other cars. The two cars that were crushed between the semi-trucks burst into flames, killing five.
'I'm so glad you found the light': Valley family mourns loved one killed in fiery I-10 crash
The family is left dealing with the nightmare, trying to find a way to fill the hole he left behind.
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