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Multiple injuries reported in Dolan Springs crash

Posted at 10:03 AM, Oct 06, 2016

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a single vehicle rollover injury accident that occurred on Pierce Ferry Road on Oct. 3.

At about 10:50 p.m. deputies responded to the scene of where a 2007 PT Cruiser was traveling west on Pierce Ferry Road near milepost 8.  

The driver, later identified as Nicole Rae Riley, 21, of Kingman, failed to negotiate a left curve in the roadway and drove the vehicle into a dirt shoulder for a brief distance.

The vehicle then entered the roadway and began to slide to the right.  

The vehicle slid, driver side first, into the desert area where it collided with a raised dirt berm and wood sign where it rolled onto its side.  

The vehicle rolled two times and landed on the wheels. The driver and driver side rear passenger, Dale Umphrey, 21, of Kingman, were wearing their seatbelts and only received scrapes and slight soreness.

The front seat passenger, Megan Swope, 21, of Kingman, was ejected from the vehicle during the roll.

Swope was unresponsive on scene and had labored breathing. Medical transported Swope to Kingman Regional Medical Center where she was airlifted to University Medical Center in Las Vegas with a broken pelvic bone and internal injuries.

A rear seat passenger, Kristina Ragan, was injured as well and taken to KRMC via the ambulance.

Ragan was later released to her mother as she was 16 years old.  Ragan sustained contusion of the hip, face, scalp and neck. She also received a minor head injury as she was not wearing a seatbelt.  

Speed is believed to be a factor with no alcohol or drugs being suspected.