Driver crashes into block wall then into a home in Goodyear, police say

A woman crashed into a block wall and then continued into a Goodyear home on the afternoon of Saturday, Sept. 17.

Goodyear Police and Fire responded to the solo crash near Cotton Lane and Lower Buckeye Road, says Sgt. James Dougal.

Police say witnesses saw the woman driving at a high rate of speed before the crash.

The woman was extricated from the car and taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. She died from her injuries not long after.

Police said later in the evening that the woman was suicidal.

She's identified as Helen Guzman-Vasquez.

If you or a loved one is feeling distressed, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. The crisis center provides free and confidential emotional support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to civilians and veterans. Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. Or text HOME to 741-741 (Crisis Text Line).

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Driver crashes into a block wall then continues into a home in Goodyear, Arizona on Sept. 17, 2022.