PHOENIX (KSAZ) - Authorities say a woman was shot while driving in the northbound lanes on State Route 51.
This all happened at approximately 7:20 p.m. between McDowell and Thomas on Wednesday. Police tell us the woman was traveling from the westbound lanes on Interstate 10 and transferring to the 51 northbound when she called 9-1-1 to report a truck following her that was driving erratically.
"One of those calls was from an adult woman who stated that the truck was actually chasing her. While she was on the phone with 9-1-1, the dispatcher heard about three gunshots and the call was ended. DPS officers and Phoenix officers responded to the scene and located an adult woman who had crashed her car in the center divider along the HOV lane in between McDowell Road and Thomas Road. She was taken to a local hospital in critical condition and unfortunately has since died from her injuries," said Sgt. Jonathan Howard.
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