6-year-old child killed in crash near Baseline Road and Val Vista Drive

Baseline and Val Vista crash
Posted at 4:59 PM, Dec 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-03 00:25:22-05

GILBERT, AZ — Gilbert police say a 6-year-old child has died after a crash near Baseline Road and Val Vista Drive.

The two-vehicle crash happened at the intersection around 2:30 p.m., according to police.

The child was taken to the hospital but did not survive.

"It was devastating. I can't even imagine what the mom is going through. It is just horrific,” said Mary Spinos, who was working nearby and heard the crash. "I ran over. I had to go. I had to pray. I had to pray. I had to pray over the family,” added Spinos.

Spinos told ABC15, as she prayed and hugged the young mother, she never learned the mother's name. She is hoping the family reaches out, so she can offer financial help.

Details on what led to the crash or any additional injuries have not been released.

No additional details have been released at this time.