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 car accident on I-10 between Eloy and Picacho sent several people to the hospital on Thursday evening.
A fatal crash on Highway 79 north of Florence resulted in the Arizona Department of Transportation closing Highway 79 in both directions between Arizona Farms Road and Highway 60 for several hours on Friday shortly after noon.
Cooper Lamb, the son of Pinal County Sheriff Mark Lamb, is suspected of striking and injuring a bicyclist while driving impaired.