lunes, abril 15

Victim of fatal injury collision in Yuma identified by Police

YUMA, Arizona.- The pedestrian, in the case of the recent report of an injury collision in Yuma has been identified as 70-year-old Maria Cecilia Chavez, who, according to Yuma Police Department succumbed to her injuries on September 6th, 2022.
On Thursday, September 01, 2022, at approximately 3:46 p.m., Yuma Police officers and Traffic Investigators were dispatched to 8th Avenue and 24th Street for a report of an injury collision.
The initial investigation revealed a 60-year-old female, driving a Toyota Rav4, turned left onto 24th Street from 8th Avenue, striking a 70-year-old female pedestrian. The pedestrian was transported to Yuma Regional Medical Center by the Yuma Fire Department for treatment and is pending air transport to a Phoenix-area hospital for advanced care.
The pedestrian was working as a school crossing guard at the time of the accident and a reflective vest was worn.
There have been no reported injuries to any children from this accident.
Neither alcohol nor speed appear to be a factor in the collision.
This case is still under investigation.
The Yuma Police Department encourages anyone with any information about this case to please call the Yuma Police Department at (928) 783-4421 or 78-Crime at (928) 782-7463 to remain anonymous.
Sergeant Lori Franklin would like to remind that if the information leads to an arrest, the reporter of it may receive up to a $1,000 cash reward.