Kimberly Montana Injured, Matthew Teacher Killed When Car Plunges Into Canyon
Show Low, Arizona—Matthew Teacher, age 19, was killed yesterday when the vehicle he was driving went off the road and plunged into the Salt River Canyon. Kimberly Montana, age 19, a passenger in the vehicle, sustained injuries and was taken to the hospital for treatment.
According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, the two were traveling westbound on U.S. 60 near Show Low when Mr. Teacher failed to negotiate a turn and the vehicle plunged 1,000 feet below into the canyon.
We extend our condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Teacher and wish Ms. Montana a speedy and complete recovery from her injuries.
Payson AZ Car Accident and Personal Injury News
Robert Welch and his girlfriedn were northbound in the passing lane on Highway 87 about three miles south of Payson when the Harley Davidson they were riding was t-boned by a Chevrolet Suburban on Saturday.
A man in a work truck chased down and intentionally struck two motorcyclists last week outside Payson, leaving one man with a broken ankle, five broken ribs and a punctured lung. The hit-and-run collision occurred on Highway 87 about 35 miles south of Payson.
A motorcyclist and his passenger were both critically injured Saturday when their bike struck a vehicle head-on.