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  • 22 Jul 2020
    Police Chase The Driver A Stolen Car With A Child Inside. The Driver Is Still At Large.
    A police chase through the streets of Phoenix early Wednesday morning ended in a crash along Interstate 10. A child was found inside the stolen vehicle. According to a report filed on the AZ Family website, the incident happened in a parking lot of a business located near the intersection of 16th Street an
  • 20 Jul 2020
    The Hopi Community Mourns The Loss Of A Hoop Dancer
    An accident has the potential to happen anytime to anyone at any time.  Indian country and many around the world were sent reeling after such a tragedy when one of the world's most talented Native American hoop dancers fell to his death last week. According to the story appearing on the Tucson.com website
  • 17 Jul 2020
    A Chemical Leak At Amazon Warehouse Sparks A Fire
    Morning commuters in Phoenix along Interstate 10 in both directions were backed up due to a hazmat fire that broke out at Amazon’s west Phoenix warehouse on Thursday. According to the story filed by the Arizona Republic,  Amazon’s Fulfillment Center and warehouse located in west Phoenix was evacuated
  • 15 Jul 2020
    A Tesla Driver Experiences Non-Life-threatening Injuries After An Accident With An Ambulance And A Safety Cruiser
    The driver of a Tesla who may have been under the influence crashed into an Arizona Department of Public Safety cruiser and an ambulance on Tuesday. According to a report appearing on the Tucson.com website, the accident happened along Interstate 10 near Benson in the early morning hours of Tuesday, July 1
  • 13 Jul 2020
    A Teenager Is Removed From Life Support After An Intersection Accident
    A  17-year-old girl who was involved in a two-vehicle crash in Victorville earlier this week died from her injuries this weekend.  According to the story appearing on the Victor Valley News website, the accident involving a gray Dodge Charger and a white Honda happened on Wednesday, July 8th, at approxim
  • 10 Jul 2020
    Relative Of The Pinal County Sheriff Is Under Investigation After A Bicycle Collision
    It doesn't matter who you are, getting behind the wheel when you're impaired is against the law.  Anyone who gets into an accident will always have to face the consequences. FOX 10 in Phoenix reports that will be the case regarding a crash between a car and a bicyclist that happened on Wednesday, July 8th
  • 09 Jul 2020
    An Uptick In Speeding Amid Clear Roadways Results In More Fatalities
    While the COVID-19 pandemic has mostly cut down in traffic across the country, officials are noting an increase in the number of traffic fatalities in 2020. KVOA in Tucson reports that  2019 saw a slight decrease in the number of motor vehicle accidents ending in fatality.  Law enforcement and government
  • 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
  • 06 Jul 2020
    Two Motorcyclists Dead After Violent Crashes Just Before The Holiday
    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

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