On Wednesday, February 14, 2018, at 2:26 p.m., an AZDPS Trooper attempted to stop a vehicle for speed eastbound along I-10 at milepost 24. The vehicle fled from our trooper at a high rate of speed. The trooper later discovered the vehicle had been used in an attempted homicide in Los Angeles, California. The vehicle then crossed the median and went wrong way where it struck a commercial truck-tractor pulling a flat bed trailer at milepost 44.7.
The suspect driver was pronounced deceased on scene at 3:43 p.m.
The driver of the commercial truck was treated at a local hospital for non life-threatening injuries.
We will not be releasing suspect I.D. until next of kin notification has been completed.