Karen Garcia-Rodriguez and unborn child killed in head-on crash in Yavapai County

July 12, 2022

YAVAPAI COUNTY, AZ – Karen Garcia-Rodriguez, 32, and her unborn child were killed over the weekend in a head-on collision in Yavapai County.

It happened around 8:30 p.m. Sunday northwest of Wickenburg on U.S. 93 near milepost 162 when a southbound Jeep Liberty crashed into a northbound Honda Civic. The pregnant driver of the Civic was taken to a Prescott hospital where she later died. Karen Garcia-Rodriguez was a resident of Phoenix, AZ.

The driver of the Jeep was injured in the crash and is being treated at a Phoenix hospital. According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, he was showing “signs and indicators of impairment.”

Criminal charges are pending. His identity has not yet been released.

We extend our condolences to Karen Garcia-Rodriguez’s family and friends at this time of great loss for them.

Call (602)254-6071 to talk with an Arizona personal injury attorney if you or a loved one were injured in a car accident.

Source: 3TV/CBS 5