Arizona Crash Report: Man, 60, killed in crash with poles in Golden Valley 

Photo Credit: Scottsdale Police Department

Crash Report –  Chino Drive & Colorado Road

Golden Valley, AZ 


Report ID: 2023 August 13 

NCIC#: Unknown

OFFICER ID#: Unknown

Traffic Unit 1: Car 

Traffic Unit 2: Car 

Occupants: 1

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 

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


GOLDEN VALLEY, AZ – A 60-year-old man died when he struck another car at the Chino Drive & Colorado Road junction and also caused power poles to come down. This fatal wreck was reported around 10:15 a.m. Sunday. The man – Bert Wilhelm Simons – was thrown from his car and was pronounced dead a short time later. There has been no word on what exactly led to this collision, nor have Mohave County deputies indicated the condition of the other driver. Additional information will be posted as it becomes available. 

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