The serious motor vehicle collision that occurred on September 1, 2023, at N. Oatman and the Bullhead Parkway has turned into a double fatal accident.
On September 1, the female passenger in the Dodge Dart, Ladonna Moe Frazier, 88 of Bullhead City, was pronounced deceased at Western Arizona Regional Medical Center shortly after the crash.
On September 10, the driver of the Dodge Dart, Christine Florence Walker, 84 of Bullhead City, was pronounced deceased at Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas, NV due to her injuries caused by the collision.
Possible charges against the driver of the Toyota Sienna van are pending the outcome of the ongoing investigation.
BULLHEAD CITY, Ariz. – September 1, 2023 – Bullhead City Police are investigating a fatal motor vehicle accident that occurred at North Oatman Road and the Bullhead Parkway.
On Friday, September 1 at about 10:10 a.m., emergency crews responded to the scene of a two-vehicle collision. Both occupants in a blue Dodge Dart were transported to Western Arizona Regional Medical Center by Bullhead City Fire paramedics. The 88-year-old female passenger was pronounced deceased at the hospital. The 84-year-old female driver is currently listed in stable condition and will be airlifted to a Las Vegas, NV hospital as soon as the weather clears for further treatment.
The occupants in other vehicle involved, Toyota Sienna van, were not transported to the hospital. Police cited and released the 33-year-old female driver on scene for failure to yield. Neither speed nor alcohol appear to be contributing factors in the accident.
The initial investigation indicates that the van was northbound on the Parkway attempting to turn left onto North Oatman Road. The van collided with the Dodge Dart, which was headed southbound on the Parkway. The investigation is ongoing.