jueves, junio 13

78 years old man dies during a double collision in Yuma

YUMA, Arizona. – On Tuesday, December 13, 2022, at about 9:39 a.m., Yuma Police officers responded to a report of an injury collision in the 3300 block of S. 4th Avenue.

According to information released by Sergeant Lori Franklin, the initial investigation revealed a 2005 Volkswagen Beetle, driven by a 62 year old female, was driving southbound in the 3300 block of S. 4th Avenue. The Beetle slowed down to make a right hand turn when it was struck from behind by a 2016 Chevrolet Colorado driven by a 54 year old male. After impact, the Chevy Colorado veered to the right, striking a pedestrian who was walking south on a walking path.

The pedestrian, identified as a 78 year old male, was pronounced deceased on scene. There were no other injuries reported. The Chevy Colorado is a City of Yuma work vehicle.

Alcohol is not a factor in this collision.

On Wednesday, December 14, 2022, Yuma Police Department reported that the pedestrian has been identified as 78 year old Cameron Calder.

Anyone with any information about this case is encouraged to call the Yuma Police Department at (928) 373-4700 or 78-Crime at (928) 782-7463 to remain anonymous.