3 dead in 2 separate Glendale vehicle crashes

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Glendale police say three people have died in separate traffic accidents in the last 24 hours.

Authorities say officers were called to 59th Avenue and Camelback Road just after 7:30 p.m. Friday for a collision.

Investigators say a car carrying four juveniles was hit by a truck while turning left.

Police say two passengers, a 17-year-old girl and a 16-year-old boy, were pronounced dead at a hospital. A third was hospitalized with serious injuries.

The driver's condition was not immediately known.

The 27-year-old man driving the truck is being held for possible impairment.

Police say the second accident happened before 1 a.m. Saturday.

A motorcycle hit a curb, ejecting two occupants.

The 21-year-old female passenger died at the scene.

The man driving suffered serious injuries and is suspected of impairment.

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