On Tuesday, July 30, 2019, at 11:31 PM, AZDPS was notified of a three-vehicle, wrong-way collision on State Route 101 at Union Hills.
Laiquan Lemon, 20, of Goodyear died after a Chevrolet Malibu sedan, which was traveling northbound within the southbound lanes, collided with Lemon’s Nissan sedan. A third vehicle had minor involvement and the driver was not injured.
The driver of the wrong-way vehicle, a 22-year-old Phoenix woman, suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was admitted to a local hospital.
As part of the investigation, detectives are working to determine if impairment was a factor in this collision.