One person is dead after a collision at Lake Pleasant and Westwing parkways.
According to Peoria police, 19-year-old Brandon Windhal of Glendale died in the collision, while two other passengers were transported to the hospital with serious injuries.
Police said officers and other first responders from Peoria Fire-Medical responded to an injury collision and vehicle fire involving a white F-250 pick-up truck and a black sedan around 5 p.m. May 10.
Officers said the pick-up was northbound on Lake Pleasant Parkway, when the two vehicles collided as the black sedan — which was southbound on Lake Pleasant Parkway — was attempting a left turn onto Westwing Parkway.
The pick-up then struck a traffic light pole and caught fire, which resulted in the death of Windhal and the injury of his two passengers.
As for the sedan, an 18-year-old woman and her passenger sustained minor injuries and were treated by Peoria Fire-Medical on scene.
The intersection remained closed for much of the night as an investigation was launched, but it reopened for regular traffic around 11:30 p.m.
Peoria Police Department’s traffic services unit continues to investigate.