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  • 08 Jul 2020
    Arizona Citizens Mourn The Loss of A Brave Helicopter Pilot
    A helicopter pilot who was helping to battle the Polles Fire was killed on when his aircraft went down in the Payson area on Tuesday. Members of the community mourn the loss of a hero and family member. The cause of the crash is still under investigation. ABC News in Phoenix reports that 37-year-old Brian
  • 07 Jul 2020
    Two Motorcyclists Dead In Violent Crashes In Phoenix
    Two motorcyclists are dead after two violent crashes that happened in Phoenix just before the July 4th holiday weekend.  According to the report filed on the website for Fox 10, Sgt. Mary Cox, with the Phoenix Police Department, issued a statement to reporters.  Cox said that the fatal crash happened alo
  • 03 Jul 2020
    Cyclist Crashes Into Pecan Grove, Dies In Accident
    Arizona roads and highways boast some of the most beautiful and scenic landscapes in the entire country. Motorcyclists have traveled from around the world to experience the natural beauty that our state has to offer.  Traveling by motorcycle, however, is not without certain risks.  Even if bikers take ev
  • 02 Jul 2020
    A Beloved Member Of The Peoria Police Force Lost His Life In A Car Accident
    The Peoria Police Department is mourning one of its own after a tragic crash at a community outreach event at a local high school. AZ Central reports that the accident happened on Wednesday morning immediately following a demonstration that Officer Jason Judd, 52, had given to children at a summer camp tha
  • 01 Jul 2020
    A Dangerous Roll Over Crash At An Intersection Leaves One Person Dead
    A rollover crash carries a higher rate of injury or death than any other type of accident.  According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), every year an estimated 35% of all fatal crashes are those involving a car, truck, or another type of vehicle that has rolled over.  Because of
  • 30 Jun 2020
    Two People Die In A Motorcycle Accident On Indian School Road
    A two-vehicle crash involving a motorcycle and a pickup truck in Phoenix claimed the lives of two people over the weekend. AZ Central reports that according to a statement from Sgt. Tommy Thompson with the Phoenix Police Department, the fatal collision happened at approximately 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 26
  • 29 Jun 2020
    Arizona Cardinals Rookie Wide Receiver Crashes Into Lake Erie
    According to a report appearing on the ABC 15 in Phoenix website, Arizona Cardinals wide receiver, Jermiah Braswell, was arrested in Ohio after he crashed his vehicle into Lake Erie Saturday. Law enforcement noted that alcohol was a factor in the crash. A spokesperson for the Put-in-Bay Police Department s
  • 25 Jun 2020
    A Pedestrian Is In Critical Condition After A Hit-And-Run Accident. The Driver Is Still At Large.
    Hit-and-run accidents are dangerous in that the victim left behind may not receive timely assistance if they are seriously injured. Police in Glendale is asking for the public’s help in locating the driver of a rental truck who struck a pedestrian and then fled the scene of the crash. ABC 15 in Phoenix r
  • 24 Jun 2020
    A Helmet May Have Saved These Rider’s Lives
    According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC),  each year, motorcycle helmets reduce the chance of death in an accident by an estimated 37%.  Wearing a helmet can also help prevent severe head trauma by as much as 69%. Tragically, in an accident in Tucson that happened earlier this month,  the lives o
  • 23 Jun 2020
    A Cement Truck Rolls Over On Interstate 10
    Large trucks hauling cement can be particularly dangerous.  Once mixed, these vehicles must make it to their destination within a set amount of time or risk the entire load hardening inside the truck.  Because of the weight of the materials inside, these trucks can weigh several tons. A rollover crash in
  • 22 Jun 2020
    Motorcycle Collides With Pickup Truck On Hwy 395
    According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), some 4985 motorcyclists were killed on US roads in 2018. This is almost six times the number of people who are killed in passenger vehicles each year.  The Victor Valley News reports that a motorcyclist lost his life after a collisio
  • 19 Jun 2020
    A Suspect And A Police Officer Are Injured In A Wrong-Way Crash
    A race-related and violent incident that began at a Circle K gas station led to a dangerous traffic accident. An officer with the Glendale Police Department and a suspect have both been hospitalized after a wrong-way crash on Wednesday. According to the report filed on the ABC 15 website, the crash happene
  • 18 Jun 2020
    The Family Of A Country Legend Mourns The Loss Of His Daughter
    No matter who you are, losing a loved one in an accident can happen at any time.  It’s the kind of tragedy that has struck the family of country music legend Hank Williams Jr. is experiencing after his 27-year-old daughter, Katherine Williams-Dunning, was killed in a car accident in Tennessee over the week
  • 17 Jun 2020
    An Infant Dies After A Foster Parent Leaves The Child In A Hot Car
    The hot and ardent summers can be fun, but the season also presents other dangers that can be life-threatening. The state of Arizona is ranked as one of the worst states in the country when it comes to annual hot car deaths of children and pets. Tragically, 13 children died in our states the result of being l
  • 16 Jun 2020
    Five People Are Injured From A Rear-End Accident During A Bachelorette Party
    Marriage is an essential rite of passage that is certainly worthy of celebration, and couples everywhere work especially hard to make their celebration memorable for a lifetime. For one wedding party, however, the celebration might well have turned to tragedy when a possibly impaired driver rear-ended their g
  • 15 Jun 2020
    A San Diego Police Officer Saves Daughters In An Attempted Murder Incident
    A San Diego Police officer is being hailed as a hero for his role in a recent rescue of a man and his twin daughters in San Diego over the weekend. ABC 15 in Phoenix reports that early Saturday morning, dispatchers in the communication center of the San Diego Police Department received a call from a franti
  • 12 Jun 2020
    A Hit-And-Run Accident Left Two Pedestrians Injured, The Driver Is Still At Large
    If a driver finds themselves in an accident, whether it involves property damage or injury of another driver, it is always good policy to wait for the police to come and exchange information with all parties involved. Police in Glendale are still looking for a suspect who hit two pedestrians last week and
  • 11 Jun 2020
    Two Pedestrians Injured In Restaurant Crash
    A driver crashed his SUV into a restaurant in Scottsdale’s Old Town last week, leaving two pedestrians outside the restaurant injured. The AZ Family reports that the crash happened on Thursday, June 4th, at approximately 7:30 p.m. near Drinkwater and Stetson Drive when a man lost control of his Chevy Sub
  • 10 Jun 2020
    FBI Special Agent Saves A Woman Trapped In An Overturned Vehicle Along Copper Mine Road
    A woman was rescued while trapped underneath a van by three Good Samaritans, one of whom is an FBI Special Agent assigned to the Phoenix Division. According to the story appearing on the AZ Family website, on Tuesday, June 2nd, Special Agent John Garcia with the FBI’s Flagstaff Resident Agency office was
  • 09 Jun 2020
    A Three-Year-Old Toddler Was Killed In A Hit-And-Run Accident
    Authorities in Glendale have arrested an 18-yar-old man for his role in a hit-and-run collision that led to the death of a three-year-old boy in May. AZ Central reports that the Glendale Police Department has taken  18-yar-old Colin Alexander Jones into custody earlier this week.  A spokesperson for t
  • 08 Jun 2020
    One Man Died, Another In Critical Condition Due To A Lake Havasu Boating Accident
    A boating accident on Lake Havasu last week has left one person dead and another critically injured. Authorities believe that impairment, speed, and lightning may all have played a role in the crash. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that the collision happened on the night of Wednesday, June 3rd, at ap
  • 05 Jun 2020
    Investigators Believe Impairment Was Involved In A Crash That Killed Two People
    Investigators have determined that impairment may have been what led to a rollover crash that ended in the death of two people and the injury of two others in Mesa late last month. AZ Central reports that the fatal crash happened on Tuesday, May 26th, at approximately 9:30 a.m. near Greenfield Road and the
  • 04 Jun 2020
    Car Flies Off Cliff In Mesa
    Investigators have determined that impairment may have been what led to a rollover crash that ended in the death of two people and the injury of two others in Mesa late last month. AZ Central reports that the fatal crash happened on Tuesday, May 26th, at approximately 9:30 a.m. near Greenfield Road and the
  • 03 Jun 2020
    A Pedestrian Died In A Hit-And-Run Crash Near Indian School Road
    A 27-year-old woman has been arrested for her role in a hit-and-run crash that happened along Interstate 17 near Indian School Road last month. According to the story appearing on the AZ Central website, Arizona Department of Public Safety troopers have arrested Palina Khastal for the death of pedestrian 2
  • 02 Jun 2020
    Prosecution Of A Driver Involved In A Head-On, Rear-End Accident That Caused The Death Of Two Will Not Move Forward
    Distracted driving may have been the root cause of a crash that killed two people in November. According to the Pima County Attorney’s Office, however, that person will not be charged due to a lack of evidence in the case. NBC affiliate, KVOA in Tucson, reports that on Wednesday, November 12th, 2019, 21-

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