News: Passenger dies after collision on Tatum Blvd in NE Phoenix

PHOENIX, AZ – A two-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon, May 29, in northeast Phoenix claimed the life of an 87-year-old woman, according to KTAR News 92.3 FM.

The accident was reported at Jomax Road and Tatum Boulevard, in the city’s Tatum Ridge neighborhood. Phoenix Police Department officers were dispatched to the scene shortly before 1:00 p.m.

Officials said the elderly woman was a passenger in a vehicle that was heading northbound on Tatum Boulevard and attempting to turn left onto Jomax Road. At one point, her vehicle collided with another vehicle that was heading southbound on Tatum.

First responders rushed the 87-year-old passenger to a local hospital where she died from her injuries.

One other person, described only as a man, was also transported to a nearby hospital, where he was listed in stable condition. It was not immediately clear whether he was the driver of the first vehicle or an occupant in the second.

No charges or citations have been reported as of this writing.

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