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13-year-old killed after he was ejected from car in crash on I-17 in Phoenix

The multi-vehicle collision happened near SB I-17 at Union Hills Drive, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

PHOENIX — A 13-year-old boy was killed and several others, including children, were severely injured after a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 17 in north Phoenix Thursday night. 

The collision happened on SB I-17 near Union Hills Drive, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation

The Phoenix Fire Department said five people were rushed to the hospital.

The Department of Public Safety said a dark-colored SUV lost control and struck another white SUV, causing both vehicles to roll over. The front seat passenger of the dark SUV, a 13-year-old boy was killed after being ejected. The three other passengers in the dark SUV sustained life-threatening injuries, two of which were also ejected. 

Both driver and passenger of the white SUV sustained life-threatening injuries, and the passenger was ejected. Impairment was not a factor for both drivers.

VERSIÓN EN ESPAÑOL: Un niño de 13 años murió después de ser expulsado de un automóvil en un accidente en la I-17 en Phoenix

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