November Fatal Crash Investigation

West Springfield Police District – A woman died as a result of injuries sustained during a Nov. 2 crash.  

Officers responded to a three-car crash around 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 2 to the intersection of Ox Road and Palmer Drive in Springfield. Alverda Boyce, 74, of Woodbridge was driving a 2020 Honda Civic south on Ox Road. Investigating officers determined Boyce had a flashing yellow arrow and was attempting to make a left turn onto Palmer Road. The driver of a 2017 Lexus ES 350 travelling north on Ox Road proceeding through the intersection with a green light. Boyce turned in front of the Lexus resulting in the crash. While attempting to avoid the crash, the Lexus struck a 2021 GMC Sierra. 

Boyce was taken to a nearby hospital. Sadly, Boyce passed away on Nov. 29. Detectives were notified of her passing last week.  

This was the 20th non-pedestrian-related fatal crash in the County to date in 2022. In 2021 there were 18 non-pedestrian-related fatal crash.      

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