Cornville, AZ (July 23, 2019) – Police confirmed that a woman from California died following a two-car accident that took place on State Route 89A and Page Springs Road.
The accident took place around 10:33 a.m. on Saturday, July 20th. The woman, identified as 65-year-old Karen L. Childs, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. She was the passenger in a 2007 red Chrysler driven by her husband. He was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
Childs’ husband was driving south and attempting to turn left onto Page Springs Road at the intersection when his vehicle was suddenly struck by a 2001 Honda. The driver of the Honda was identified as a 35-year-old man from Cornville. He suffered minor injuries but refused the hospital.
The investigation into the accident is currently ongoing.
Our sincerest condolences are warmly extended to the family and friends of the woman whose life was taken in this crash.
In 2018 alone, it was found that over 1,000 fatalities took place in Arizona car accidents and these rates continue to increase every year. These accidents commonly happen at intersections, which are known for causing millions of accidents every year across the U.S. and are some of the most dangerous spots for intersections. If you have lost somebody you love in a fatal Arizona car accident, you have rights to compensation under the law.
Our attorneys at ELG Law have been fighting to protect the rights of families for years in serious crashes across Arizona. If a family has suffered tragic consequences, such as expensive medical bills, funeral costs, and more, you have many rights and protections under the law. Contact our skilled attorneys in your time of need at (623) 562-3838.
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