2 dead in car-pedestrian collision at Phoenix bus stop - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

UPDATE

2 dead in car-pedestrian collision at Phoenix bus stop

One pedestrian was killed and another hurt when this truck lost control and struck them near 67th Avenue and Indian School Road on Tuesday morning. (Source: CBS 5 News) One pedestrian was killed and another hurt when this truck lost control and struck them near 67th Avenue and Indian School Road on Tuesday morning. (Source: CBS 5 News)
PHOENIX (CBS5) -

Two people are dead and one person injured after a car-pedestrian collision at a Phoenix bus stop Tuesday morning.

Police said the two people were getting ready to board a bus when a yellow pickup truck westbound in Indian School Road swerved into oncoming traffic, onto the sidewalk and between the bus and bus stop near 67th Avenue.

Phoenix police said the driver, Raymond Barela, 43, has been arrested.

Phoenix police said 47-year-old Jesus Antonio Martinez Chavez died on the scene and a 42-year-old woman was taken to the hospital and died during surgery. Her identity is not being released yet. A third pedestrian, a 36-year-old woman, had minor injuries.

The truck's driver suffered minor injuries and was taken to a nearby hospital, according to police.

Police said the Barela admitted to he was suffering the effects of a drug taken the night before, though police did not specify whether it was prescription or recreational.

Phoenix police said Barela was booked into Maricopa County Jail on Tuesday for two counts of manslaughter, one count of aggravated assault and one count of aggravated DUI because his driving privilege was suspended.

The incident just before 6:45 a.m. closed Indian School Road in both directions at 67th Avenue, according to police.

Stay with cbs5az.com and CBS 5 News as this story develops.

Copyright 2013 CBS 5 (KPHO Broadcasting Corporation). All rights reserved.

  • Local NewsLOCALMore>>

  • One person injured in five-car crash in Hattiesburg

    One person injured in five-car crash in Hattiesburg

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 9:43 PM EST2018-02-21 02:43:15 GMT
    Hattiesburg Police work an accident involving five vehicles on Highway 49 near the USM campus Tuesday night. Photo credit WDAM.Hattiesburg Police work an accident involving five vehicles on Highway 49 near the USM campus Tuesday night. Photo credit WDAM.

    One person was transported to the hospital with minor injuries after a crash involving five vehicles in Hattiesburg Tuesday night.  The wreck happened around 6:30 p.m., in the southbound lane of Highway 49, just north of the Hardy Street intersection.  Hattiesburg Police officials said one of the vehicles involved was an 18-wheeler.  Copyright 2018 WDAM. All rights reserved.       

    More >>

    One person was transported to the hospital with minor injuries after a crash involving five vehicles in Hattiesburg Tuesday night.  The wreck happened around 6:30 p.m., in the southbound lane of Highway 49, just north of the Hardy Street intersection.  Hattiesburg Police officials said one of the vehicles involved was an 18-wheeler.  Copyright 2018 WDAM. All rights reserved.       

    More >>
  • Pay scale alignment for Hattiesburg Fire Department on hold

    Pay scale alignment for Hattiesburg Fire Department on hold

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 8:54 PM EST2018-02-21 01:54:11 GMT
    City Council reviewed the proposed pay scale alignment for the Hattiesburg Fire Department Tuesday.  Source: WDAM.City Council reviewed the proposed pay scale alignment for the Hattiesburg Fire Department Tuesday. Source: WDAM.

    Changes to the pay scale for the Hattiesburg Fire Department are on hold, for now. Hattiesburg Mayor Toby Barker asked City Council to table the item on the agenda at Tuesday's meeting.  Barker said he wanted to give council members more of an opportunity to go over the proposal, since it was the first time presented to them. The pay scale alignment include a $1,500 increase, per position, from the base salary with experience.  It also includes a several thousand...

    More >>

    Changes to the pay scale for the Hattiesburg Fire Department are on hold, for now. Hattiesburg Mayor Toby Barker asked City Council to table the item on the agenda at Tuesday's meeting.  Barker said he wanted to give council members more of an opportunity to go over the proposal, since it was the first time presented to them. The pay scale alignment include a $1,500 increase, per position, from the base salary with experience.  It also includes a several thousand...

    More >>
  • Hattiesburg water outage after cut line

    Hattiesburg water outage after cut line

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 8:39 PM EST2018-02-21 01:39:16 GMT
    Some Hattiesburg residents are without water after a water line was cut Tuesday evening. (Photo source: WDAM)Some Hattiesburg residents are without water after a water line was cut Tuesday evening. (Photo source: WDAM)
    Some Hattiesburg residents are without water after a water line was cut Tuesday evening.  The City of Hattiesburg posted the notice on Facebook for residents at the intersection of Elks Lake Road and US Highway 49. Crews are on the scene and estimate that the problem will be resolved by 10 p.m. Exxon and residents along Elks Lake Road will not have water service until repaired.  Copyright WDAM 2018. All rights reserved. More >>
    Some Hattiesburg residents are without water after a water line was cut Tuesday evening.  The City of Hattiesburg posted the notice on Facebook for residents at the intersection of Elks Lake Road and US Highway 49. Crews are on the scene and estimate that the problem will be resolved by 10 p.m. Exxon and residents along Elks Lake Road will not have water service until repaired.  Copyright WDAM 2018. All rights reserved. More >>
Powered by Frankly