3/12/2016 7:30pm. Police describe the single-vehicle collision as an apparent suicide by the driver. 48th Street, just west of Elliot Rd, Phoenix. (that’s “Biscuit’s” yellow sign in the background)…
Phoenix Fire Captain Ron Jesse said the driver slammed into a tree at 48th Street and Elliot Road around 7:30 p.m. Saturday. David Delair, 47, was initially trapped in the cab of his pick-up truck, Crump said. The victim died at the scene. “Evidence at the scene suggest the driver intentionally left the roadway,” Crump said.
In a unusual/non-obvious bit of accounting, traffic fatalities known or believed to be suicide do not “count” as traffic fatalities, see traffic-safety-by-leonard-evans/#suicide, at least federally, not sure how or even if the AZ Crash Report codes it differently from any other crash.