63-Year-Old Killed in Speeding Car Crash near 99th Avenue

TOLLESON, AZ (August 1, 2022) – Late Tuesday afternoon, Sara Vasquez was killed in a speeding accident on Interstate 10.

The incident occurred just before 4:00 p.m., near 99th Avenue on July 26th.

According to reports, a man was traveling at a high rate of speed on I-10 when an SUV turned left onto the on-ramp. As a result, the high speed vehicle was unable to stop in time and struck the SUV.

Upon impact, a woman was ejected from the SUV onto the road. Medical personnel pronounced the female victim, 63-year-old Vasquez, dead at the scene.

Meanwhile, paramedics took two children to a nearby hospital for further treatment. In addition, crews transported two other adults to a hospital with serious injuries.

Following preliminary investigations, police said that impairment does not seem to be the factor of the crash. Further investigations are underway.


The team at Sweet James would like to extend their sincere condolences to the family and friends of Sara Vasquez. May you find comfort and strength during this time.


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