Maricopa, AZ (February 12, 2024) – A tragic car accident resulted in one death and critical injuries to another in Maricopa on Sunday, February 11. Responding around 2:30 p.m., emergency teams rushed to a crash scene near Taft Avenue and McDavid Road, west of Highway 347.
Upon arrival, Maricopa Police and Fire/Medical departments discovered two individuals in the vehicle; the passenger was pronounced dead at the scene, while the driver was transported to a Valley hospital with life-threatening injuries. Speeding is suspected as the cause, with the vehicle crossing eastbound lanes and hitting a tree after failing to execute a left turn.
The investigation, supported by the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office’s Vehicular Crime Unit, continues, and the area remained closed for hours for thorough examination and scene clearance.