Phoenix Police Investigating Deadly Collision


Late Wednesday afternoon, a collision in Phoenix left Cecilio Alexander Villeda dead.

According to the Phoenix Police Department, just before 5:30 p.m., on March 15, 2023, Phoenix Police Department officers responded to a call of a collision at 43rd Avenue and Thunderbird Road. Preliminary information indicates a vehicle driven by an adult man was going north on 43rd Avenue and attempted to make a left turn onto Thunderbird Road. That vehicle struck another vehicle that was going south on 43rd Avenue. The driver attempting to make a left turn, remained on scene and was not seriously injured. There were no signs of impairment.

The other vehicle was driven by the 32-year-old Villeda. Villeda was transported to the hospital where he later died from his injuries.

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