Fatal Crash Near Desert Aire

A driver fleeing from a collision near Desert Aire on Monday is killed after colliding head-on with a semi truck.

Police say the driver was on State Route 243 northbound near milepost 11 when they crossed into oncoming traffic hitting the semi driven by a man from Sunnyside.

The car rolled over coming to rest on its top and the semi stopped on the northbound shoulder and burst into flames.

Identification of the driver killed is being withheld and the semi driver was not hurt.