Lake Havasu City, AZ (February 13, 2024) – A chase initiated by law enforcement over civil traffic violations ended fatally south of Lake Havasu City on Monday afternoon, February 12. The driver of a 2019 Chevrolet Camaro, observed speeding by officers around 1 p.m. near South Acoma Blvd and Demaret Dr, fled and was later not pursued.
Upon re-encountering the vehicle at Sweetwater Ave and South McCulloch Blvd, where additional violations occurred, police attempted another stop. The driver fled again, leading to a low-speed pursuit. The Camaro then collided head-on with an RV on State Route 95 after crossing into the opposite lane.
The Camaro driver was pronounced dead at the scene, and an RV passenger sustained non-life-threatening injuries. The driver’s identity is withheld pending family notification.