Hit and Run driver facing numerous charges after causing four separate collisions involving a total of six victim vehicles
The suspect and two victims were transported with minor injuries
Monday, December 21, 2009 -
The Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS) is investigating four separate hit and run collisions involving a total of six victim vehicles caused by the same driver which began at about 2:50 p.m. on Monday, December 21, 2009. DPS investigators believe the suspect driver, Kristen Rowley, 29, of Gilbert Ariz., was driving a Gray Infinity G-35 coupe southbound on SR 51 approaching the I-10 interchange when she struck the first vehicle. Rowley then continued eastbound on I-10 where she struck a second vehicle near
DPS was not in pursuit. However, officers were in the area attempting to locate the suspect vehicle which caused the collisions after numerous 9-1-1 calls from citizens and victims. Rowley was transported to
The first call came into DPS at 2:51 p.m. and everything was cleared by 5:00 p.m. The only road restrictions were westbound I-10 at
*Photo enforcement photos and video available at the link below. The first photo enforcement site located westbound I-10 at 16th street shows Rowley traveling at 89 miles per hour in HOV lane. The second site located westbound I-10 at 15th avenue shows Rowley's vehicle traveling at 90 miles per hour in the #1 lane. The corresponding video on the second site also show's Rowley's vehicle clip the rear of the third victim in the maroon sedan as the sedan is changing lanes.
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