Emily Akins Killed in Hit-and-Run Collision
Casa Grande, Arizona—Emily Akins, age 20, was killed on Saturday evening as she rode her bicycle near Kadota Avenue and Saguaro Street. The driver who hit her fled the scene but was later arrested by investigating officers.
Witness interviews led the police to arrest Christina Rascon, age 40. She was charged with leaving the scene of a fatal collision and DUI. According to police, Ms. Rascon demonstrated signs of impairment when she was taken into custody.
We offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Ms. Akins over this horrific tragedy.
Pinal County Car Accident and Personal Injury News
A family that moved to Casa Grande three years ago from Maui lost its mother and a son after they were involved in a car accident on Florence Boulevard near I-10 on Friday night.
Three people were killed in a head-on collision on Sunland Gin Road near Battaglia Drive in Arizona City on Monday afternoon.
Robert Rios was killed in a car accident near Toltec Buttes Road and Frontier Street in Eloy on Tuesday morning.