Maricopa, AZ (February 12, 2024) – A devastating single-car accident in Maricopa resulted in one fatality and critical injuries to another on Sunday, February 11. According to the Maricopa Police Department, the incident occurred around 2:30 p.m. near Taft Avenue and McDavid Road.
Preliminary investigations revealed the vehicle was speeding west on McDavid Road when it failed to navigate a left turn. It veered across the eastbound lanes and struck a tree. It remains unclear whether impairment was a contributing factor.
The passenger succumbed to their injuries at the scene, while the driver was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office’s Vehicular Crimes Unit is assisting with the ongoing investigation.