Phoenix Crash Report: 27-year-old woman hit, killed when driver tries to turn onto Phoenix driveway


Crash Report – 7th Avenue & Baseline Road

Phoenix, AZ 


Report ID: 2024 March 3

NCIC#: Unknown

OFFICER ID#: Unknown

Traffic Unit 1: Vehicle 

Traffic Unit 2: 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): Other

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


PHOENIX, AZ – One driver was turning onto a driveaway and was struck by another vehicle, which resulted in the death of one passenger, a 27-year-old woman, Sunday. 

This collision happened around 10:45 a.m. at the 7th Avenue and Baseline Road junction. First responders took the 27-year-old woman — Samantha Michelle Sterling — to a hospital where she later died. 

Two other passengers sustained injuries. However, officials did not reveal if they were taken to a hospital. 

More details will be provided as more information comes to light. 

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FOX 10 Phoenix was the first to report on this crash. The reader should note that the following narrative is a mock sample and is not to be used for official purposes.