Child Not in Car Seat Killed in Collision near Highland Avenue

PHOENIX, AZ (December 14, 2021) – Wednesday night, a 4-year-old child was killed in a solo-car crash near 67th Avenue.

The crash took place at about 7:30 p.m., in the area of 67th and Highland Avenue. Dispatchers responded to the scene shortly after.

According to authorities, a Chevy Corvette heading southbound on 67th Avenue slammed into a tree. Due to the impact of the collision, the young child inside the vehicle was pronounced dead.

Investigators say the deceased 4-year-old child was unrestrainedly sitting on a woman’s lap.

Meanwhile, paramedics brought a man and a woman who both sustained critical injuries to a local hospital. Although, authorities have not yet released their identities.

Police said the speed of the vehicle had a role in the accident, but no additional information has been released.

At this time, the investigation is still currently underway.

The team at Sweet James sends out their heartfelt sympathies to the friends and family of the victim who are grieving over the loss of their loved one.

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