Yolanda Cruz of Phoenix Killed in Interstate 17 Collision [Phoenix, AZ]

Yolanda Cruz of Phoenix Killed in Interstate 17 Collision [Phoenix, AZ]

Phoenix Multi-Vehicle Collision Kills Passenger

Phoenix, AZ (September 1, 2023) – On Wednesday night, 88-year-old Yolanda Cruz of Phoenix was killed following in an Interstate 17 collision.

The traffic accident happened at about 9:30 p.m. near Bethany Home Road wherein four vehicles were involved.

DPS officers said the teen driver of a GMC pickup truck rear-ended a Honda and its driver lost control. 

Afterwards, two other cars Aldo struck the Honda, and one driver slammed into a concrete wall. 

Cruz was a passenger inside the Honda. Unfortunately, she died from her injuries. 

Meanwhile, the DPS officers said the pickup driver fled from the scene but was later found.

There is no update on how many other people were hurt. Officers are investigating.


Sweet Lawyers express sympathies to the bereaved families of Yolanda Cruz. Our hearts are with you through these times.


Yolanda Cruz Dies in Traffic Crash

Around 20-50 million people are involved in road accidents yearly. However, not everyone knows what to do after a traffic accident.

The most valuable step one can take after a deadly collision is to hire a legal attorney.

Moreover, the legal and financial damage that comes from unforeseen loss is brutal to juggle while mourning. Yet, the days and months following a tragedy are the most precarious.

Indeed, nobody wants to be in a traffic accident. That is why we encourage the loved ones of Yolanda Cruz to reach out to Sweet Lawyers‘ team of legal experts.

With over 40 years of experience in the legal field, we know what it takes to win a wrongful death or personal injury case.

Additionally, Sweet Lawyers promises that our attorneys will fight day and night to achieve the justice and compensation you and your family deserve.

Call our offices at (800) 674 7852 for a free consultation with a professional in your area.

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