Car Accident near East Stella Road Left One Fatality

TUCSON, AZ (November 3, 2022) – Friday night, 55-year-old John Franklin Jones was killed in a two-car collision on South Kolb Road.

The crash occurred around 8:00 p.m., at the intersection of South Kolb Road and East Stella Road.

For reasons under investigation, a silver Buick, driven by 33-year-old Rasson Keyon Howell, failed to stop at a posted stop sign and collided with Jones.

Emergency responders arrived and transported the male driver to a nearby hospital for further treatment. However, 55-year-old Jones was pronounced dead two weeks later due to the extent of his injuries. 

Furthermore, the other involved driver, 33-year-old Howell, was arrested by responding police at the scene.

Additionally, both directions of the roadway were temporarily shutdown to allow for cleanup and preliminary duties. 

Those with further information regarding the South Kolb Road car crash are encouraged to contact Tucson Officials as soon as possible.

The team at Sweet James sends out their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of John Franklin Jones. May you find comfort and strength during this difficult time.

It is important to have strong legal representation on your side when losing a loved one in a car accident. Reach out to the wrongful death lawyers at Sweet James today. With 20 years of experience in the field, they know what it takes to help you win your case. Their team understands that nothing can alleviate the emotional pain of a death of a loved one, but they can help you seek justice and compensation. Call them at (800) 975-3435 for a free and confidential case evaluation. You can reach them 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat.

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