Fiery head-on crash leaves several hurt in Phoenix - Tucson News Now

Fiery head-on crash leaves several hurt in Phoenix

49th Street & Indian School Road. (Source: CBS 5 News) 49th Street & Indian School Road. (Source: CBS 5 News)
PHOENIX (CBS5) -

Up to seven people have been hurt in a crash near 49th Street and Indian School Road.

Police said a truck smashed into another vehicle head-on.

One of the vehicles burst into flames. People at the scene used a fire extinguisher to put it out.

Two people were taken to the hospital in critical condition, according to first responders. 

The others have minor injuries, Phoenix fire authorities said.

Stay with cbs5az.com and CBS 5 News for updates on this developing story.

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