One Dies, Several Hurt in Auto Accident on Whetstone Commerce Drive

BENSON, AZ (August 4, 2022) – Thursday afternoon, one man died and several others sustained injuries in a crash on Highway 90.

On July 28th just after 1:00 p.m., police officers attempted to stop a Ford Expedition on Davis Road, but the driver failed to stop.

Consequently, the Ford attempted to flee the scene, launching a pursuit through Benson. Authorities were able to stop the vehicle when an SUV turning left onto Whetstone Commerce Drive crashed into them.

Upon impact, the driver of the Ford suffered injuries, and an occupant of the Ford was trapped. Due to the extent of injuries sustained, medics pronounced the Ford passenger dead at the scene.

Paramedics transported a total of five injured victims to a local hospital for treatment. Although, authorities have not released the identities of those involved.

No further details regarding the collision have been released to the public; however, more information will be provided once made available.


No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. Deepest condolences and sympathies are with the family and friends of the deceased victim.


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