Residents up in arms after recent car accident

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Residents up in arms after recent car accident

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YUMA, AZ (13 On Your Side) - Residents in one neighborhood are up in arms after a roll-over crash on 14th Avenue and 17th Place. 

They say, they want people to either take an alternate route or drive more cautiously.

What was once a quiet neighborhood is now turning into a busy main street. 

"I call this Mascara 400." Lydia Buchanan, who grew up on 14th Avenue near 17th Place says, since she moved back to Yuma a few years ago - traffic has been increasing and drivers race by ignoring the 25MPH speed limit. 

"It's just a matter of time whether it be a small child, one of the neighborhood cats - there's no telling what's going to happen but somebody is going to end up hurt."

Well, it happened. The driver of this white car slammed into the back of this service truck and rolled over onto its roof. 

Luckily, the driver only suffered minor injuries. Surveillance video captured by Buchanan's home security camera shows the crash in real time.

While, it's difficult to determine how fast the car was going or what the driver was doing at the time of the crash - you can see the car was driving fast enough to flip over after ramming into the truck. 
        
"I would like to see some of the humps that are available." Buchanan says she took her concerns to the city.

Since then, she has noticed more police officers to petition the Arizona Department of Transportation to do a traffic study to install speed bumps or put in more stop signs. 
 
"I'm hoping the standards will be reviewed and we see that yes this is an issue or that we can do something to control the traffic on this street."

Meanwhile, Buchanan says she'll keep an eye out for speeders and hope for the best. 

"Be very cautious. Because I'm not sure that car out there is actually going to stop."

Police say the cause of the accident is still under investigation. That means it's still not know what the driver was doing at the time of the crash or why she failed to see the truck. 
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