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State Route 85 crash at Baseline Road in Buckeye

Officials are investigating a deadly collision involving two semi-trucks on State Route 85 in the West Valley.

State Route 85 crash

The Arizona Department of Transportation said the northbound lanes of SR85 are closed at Baseline Road.

A driver of one of the trucks was killed in the crash, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety.

The other driver involved suffered minor injuries from the incident.

DPS said the two trucks collided just before 11:45 a.m. causing them to catch fire.

The Arizona Department of Public Safety tweeted that there would be an extended closure on SR-85 near Baseline Road because of the State Route 85 crash.

Neither of the trucks was carrying hazardous materials, according to DPS.


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