Arizona Crash Report: Left-turn attempt leads to Maricopa crash that kills passenger, injuries driver 


Crash Report – North Taft Avenue & West McDavid Road

Maricopa, AZ 


Report ID: 2024 February 11 

NCIC#: Unknown

OFFICER ID#: Unknown

Traffic Unit 1: Vehicle  

Occupants: 2

Injuries/Fatalities: Yes

Vehicle Damage (If Any): Yes

Property Damage (other than vehicles): Unknown

Road Surface Condition: Dry

Manner of Crash Impact (Single Vehicle, Angle, Left Turn, Rear-End, Head-On, Sideswipe, U-Turn, Other, Unknown): Single Vehicle/ Left Turn Attempt 

Location of Pedestrian/Cyclist (If Any): N/A 


MARICOPA, AZ – A driver tried to turn left at an intersection but lost control of their vehicle, leading them to crash into a tree, injuring themselves and claiming the life of their passenger. 

This collision happened around 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the area of North Taft Avenue & West McDavid Road. 

The driver sustained serious, life-threatening wounds and is recovering at Valley Hospital. 

This collision is under investigation. 

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