Young girl killed, family injured in Walmart parking lot crash in Glendale

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Published: Mar. 3, 2021 at 5:19 PM MST
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PHOENIX, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - A 4-year-old girl was killed in a crash at a Glendale Walmart parking lot Wednesday morning. Three of the girl’s relatives were also injured but suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

The crash happened just before 10:30 a.m. when the 68-year-old woman driving a black Nissan backed out of a parking spot, went forward back into the spot, hit another car then went into the sidewalk hitting the girl and her family.

The 4-year-old was pinned under a truck and the driver of the Nissan hit two more vehicles before coming to a stop, according to AZ Family.

The girl’s mother and brother were taken to the hospital for their injuries and the girl’s grandmother was treated at the scene.

Investigators said the 68-year-old driver stayed at the cooperated with police. Impairment doesn’t seem to be a factor in the crash, AZ Family, reports but the investigation is still ongoing.

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