Three people died after their vehicle, traveling northbound on State Route 347 near Maricopa Road, lost control and crossed into opposing traffic lanes was struck by a semi-truck around 4 a.m. Sunday, according to Gila River Police Department.
Two other passengers and the semi-truck driver were transported to nearby medical facilities with non-life threatening injuries.
It was the second fatal accident on SR 347 in just four days. A 34-year-old Phoenix man was killed in a head-on collision with a tow truck on State Route 347 early Thursday.
More information will be posted as it becomes available.