Gwendolyn Garcia Killed in Fiery Crash near 83rd Avenue and Buckeye Road in Tolleson

Gwendolyn Garcia
Authorities Identified Woman Killed at Intersection in Tolleson

Tolleson, Arizona (April 30, 2023) – Authorities have identified 19-year-old Gwendolyn Brook Garcia of Avondale as the woman killed in a fiery crash Friday night in Tolleson.

The deadly collision happened just before 9:00 p.m. on April 28 on 83rd Avenue and Buckeye Road.

According to the authorities, a semi-hauling trailer had stopped at the red light at the intersection when a passenger vehicle failed to stop for the light and struck the trailer.

As a result, the car burst into flames.

Garcia, the vehicle’s sole occupant, was killed in the accident.

The driver of the semi-truck was unhurt following the incident.

Impairment of the truck driver was not suspected.

The events surrounding the crash are under investigation.