Human Smuggler Evading Trooper Collides With Semi Truck On I-10, Three Dead


On Thursday at approximately 8:55 a.m., a head-on collision between a human smuggler carrying a load of people and a semi truck driver on I-10 left three people dead.

According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, the collision occurred when a trooper was pursuing the human smuggler. The smuggler, driving an SUV crossed the median of I-10 near Picacho and collided with a semi truck.

Two of the eight people in the SUV died at the scene and one died at a hospital.

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