Driver accused of murder, DUI after crash in west Phoenix

January 27, 2022

PHOENIX, AZ – The Phoenix Police Department says a driver is accused of murder after a deadly crash in west Phoenix on January 26, 2022.

Phoenix police were called out to 37th and Grand avenues around 11 a.m., where officers found that a sedan and SUV had crashed. Investigators say the driver of the sedan, later identified as 20-year-old Richard Anderson, was speeding just before the wreck. The driver of the SUV, identified as 63-year-old Dion Kelly, died at the scene. Authorities say each driver had a passenger, neither of whom was seriously hurt.

Sgt. Andy Williams says Anderson was booked into jail on suspicion of DUI, second-degree murder, and two counts of endangerment. The investigation is ongoing.
We extend our condolences to the family and friends of the victims of this crash.
Source: 3TV/CBS 5