Phoenix police offer $2K reward in arrest of driver who caused crash, left 4 dead

Police officers investigate the scene of the accident between North 43rd Avenue and West Thunderbird Road in Phoenix on July 22, 2022.
Phoenix police on Tuesday announced a cash bounty to help find the driver of the car that drove a Toyota Camry that crashed last month, leaving four dead, including three people caught in a blazing Lyft vehicle were traveling.
"Investigators continue to process and review all aspects of the investigation with a view to making one or more arrests," police said in a statement.
Lyft driver Terry Hill, 28, and his two passengers, British Conception, 39, and Sara Loustaunau, 37, died at the scene of the accident near 43rd Avenue and Thunderbird Road. One of the six passengers in the Camry who crashed into the Lyft vehicle, Galexy Saunders, 19, died at a hospital from her injuries.
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The racing vehicle, which is still at large, was described by police as a dark sedan. No further information on the suspect is available.
The accident happened around 1:51 a.m., according to police, when the stolen Camry, which was traveling northbound on 43rd, struck the ride-along car as it was making a left turn onto Thunderbird off southbound 43rd. The ride-along car, whose make and model were not disclosed, caught fire, according to police.
Inside the stolen vehicle were six people, ranging in age from teens to young adults, four of whom were hospitalized after the accident, including two teenagers in critical condition, the Phoenix Police and Fire Department said.
The wreck caused the 43rd and Thunderbird intersection to be closed for several hours.
A $2,000 cash reward will be offered to silent witnesses for information leading to the arrest or indictment of the fleeing racer. Anyone with information on the case is asked to call 480-WITNESS (948-6377) or 480-TESTIGO (837-8446) for Spanish.
“We are heartbroken by this incident. Our thoughts are with Mr Hill, his passengers and all their families affected by this tragedy. We have reached out to Mr. Hill's family to offer our support and to assist law enforcement with their investigation at the time," a Lyft spokesman said in a statement.
Police did not immediately respond to whether the Camry's driver was charged with alleged racing.
Reach Breaking News reporter Jose R. Gonzalez at jose.gonzalez@gannett.com or on Twitter @jrgzztx.
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This article originally appeared on Arizona Republic: Driver still at large after crashing while racing Camry, 4 killed

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