31-Year-Old Woman Pronounced Dead after Wrong-Way Collision near County 13th Street

YUMA COUNTY, AZ (February 10, 2023) – Monday morning, Yoselin Martinez was fatally struck in a head-on collision on Avenue G.

Police received dispatch calls shortly after 7:00 a.m., in the 12700 block of Avenue G near County 13th Street.

According to reports, the driver of a brown 2002 Toyota Tacoma was heading north on Avenue G while a silver 2013 Nissan Altima was heading south.

For reasons under investigation, the Tacoma driver crossed over the center line and struck the Nissan head-on. The driver of the Nissan, 31-year-old Martinez, of Somerton was pronounced dead at the scene.

Meanwhile, paramedics transported a child passenger inside the Nissan to Yuma Regional Medical Center with minor wounds. In addition, crews took the driver and one passenger from the Tacoma to a nearby hospital.

Following preliminary duties, officers believe that alcohol played a factor. Although, no further details have been provided.

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 Yoselin Martinez.

The sudden loss of a loved one is an extremely difficult time for the surviving family. At Sweet James, they understand that legal decisions have to be made. They are here to provide you with unmatched legal representation during this trying time. They will fight to hold the responsible party accountable and help you receive compensation to pay for the high costs of medical, funeral, and legal expenses. Call their office today at (800) 975-3435. Need help after hours? Reach out to them by online chat, email, or text message. For more accident news, click here.

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