Two dead and two injured after a two-car crash near Lake Pleasant

PEORIA, AZ (AZFamily) — Two people are dead and two others are fighting for their lives after a crash near Lake Pleasant Saturday evening.

Peoria police officers, along with the Peoria Fire and Medical Department, were called to the two-car crash on Castle Hot Springs Road, just north of State Route 74.

Police said two people died at the scene. They have not been identified. Two more adults were taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

It is not known whether speed or limitation played a role in the accident.

Castle Hot Springs will be closed in both directions as investigators investigate what led to the crash. There is no estimated time of reopening.

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