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Fatal Collision at the Intersection of Willow Creek Road and Haas Boulevard Featured

Lt. Corey Kasun, Prescott PD March 07, 2023 1609

The accident caused the closure of Willow Creek Road for 5 hours in each direction.

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  • A vehicle collision near the intersection of Willow Creek Road and Haas Boulevard occurred on Monday, May 6th.
  • A 20-year-old resident made a left turn and collided into a motorcycle
  • The motorcyclist was driving at a high rate of speed
  • The motorcyclist did not survive the accident
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The collision closed down Willow Creek Road for five hours

On Monday, March 6th, 2023, at approximately 12:09 p.m., Prescott Police Officers responded to a vehicle collision near the intersection of Willow Creek Road and Haas Boulevard.

Through the course of the investigation, it was determined that an 18-year-old Prescott Valley resident was driving a 2008 Honda CBR motorcycle at a high rate of speed southbound on Willow Creek Road when the second vehicle, a 2016 Hyundai Sonata, driven by a 20-year-old Prescott resident, made a left turn from Willow Creek Road onto to Haas when the two collided. 

The Prescott Fire Department and EMS personnel provided medical aid to the motorcyclist. He was later transported to the Yavapai Regional Medical Center where he ultimately succumbed to his injuries. The driver of the Sonata was not injured. 

The traffic on Willow Creek Road was shut down in both directions for approximately 5 hours while the scene was being investigated.

The cause of this collision is still under investigation. If you witnessed the collision, please contact Officer Dan Bardon at (928) 777-1988.

 

 

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