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Car Accidents

  • 15 Oct 2019
    Teen Dies After Vehicle Was Broadsided, Community Mourns
    Few things in the world are as heartbreaking as the loss of a young person.  Today, the town of Gilbert is in mourning after the tragic loss of a teen on Saturday, October 12th. ABC 15 in Phoenix reports that authorities have released the identity of the student who attended the American Leadership Academ
  • 09 Oct 2019
    One Dead, One Injured In Scottsdale Crash
    A two-vehicle crash in Scottsdale has ended with one person dead and another person injured on Sunday. According to the Scottsdale Independent, the crash happened on the morning of Sunday, October 6th at approximately 7:24 a.m. when Scottsdale Police was called to the scene of a two-vehicle accident at the
  • 07 Oct 2019
    Truck Crashes Into Home, Two Children Injured
    While it’s true that an auto accident can happen anytime or anywhere; the last place anyone expects to get into one while they’re in the safety and comfort of their own home. Such an unlikely incident is made even worse if, through no fault of your own, your home is damaged to the extent that you can’t
  • 02 Oct 2019
    Mother Of Three Arrested For Extreme DUI After Crashing With Kids In The Vehicle
    Any parent will tell you that being a mother or father comes with certain levels of stress from time to time. It’s usually a good idea for mothers, fathers and other caregivers to find some ways to relieve the pressure of dealing with the challenges at the end of the day. There’s nothing wrong with having
  • 01 Oct 2019
    DUI Pullover Finds Two Children In Car, BAC Of 0.227
    Getting behind the wheel of a car after you’ve been drinking is never a good idea. An even worse and potentially tragic idea is to do so while there are children in the car. That is what one man in El Mirage did on Saturday, September 28th when he was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and
  • 30 Sep 2019
    Police Arrest Man For Homicide After Road Rage Incident
    A man has been arrested in connection to a homicide over a mysterious altercation at a stoplight that happened in March of this year. Fox 6 Now in Phoenix reports that the Phoenix Police Department has arrested Nicholas Elliot, 30, on suspicion of murder and other charges which resulted in the death of Ale
  • 26 Sep 2019
    Two Dead After Head-On Collision In Yavapai County
    Two people lost their lives on Tuesday, September 24th in a head-on collision in Yavapai County near Skull Valley just 20 miles west of Prescott. The Arizona Family website reported on its website that the crash happened on Iron Springs Road at approximately 3:00 p.m. when a white 014 Chevrolet 3500 pickup
  • 25 Sep 2019
    Woman Arrested On DUI Charges After Chain Reaction Crash On Loop 101
    Department of Public Safety (DPS) Troopers have arrested a woman on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol after a crash that happened this past weekend. The AZ Family reports that on Sunday, September 22nd, Alexandra Holder-Amaral, 23, was driving her vehicle northbound on Loop 101 when she r
  • 23 Sep 2019
    Drunk Driver Crashes Into Quad Rider, Rider Heavily Injured Despite Helmet
    Alcohol-related crashes account for one of the leading causes of fatalities on Arizona’s roadways. According to a report issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in 2015, an estimated 272 deaths occurred on our state’s roadways, and thousands more were injured because a driver
  • 19 Sep 2019
    Amish Men Sought For Driving Buggy While Intoxicated, Abandoning Vehicle
    DUI laws are meant to save lives and ensure the safety of our roadways and are enforced across every state in the nation. They apply to any vehicle on our roads, whether it is a motor vehicle, someone on a bicycle or a riding lawnmower. In Amish country, it also applies to those who are operating a horse and
  • 17 Sep 2019
    Lakeland Woman Dies In Car Crash
    The debate about which vehicle is safer, a car or a larger truck or SUV has raged for decades. While people point to a higher center of gravity and increased risk of a rollover in a larger truck or SUV, there are some things that inherently make a truck safer. One thing is the size and weight of the vehicle.
  • 17 Sep 2019
    Crash At Northern And Grand Avenues May Have Been Due To Distracted Driving
    According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), an estimated 70,000 crashes each year are either directly caused by or are in some way connected to the use of cellphones while driving. Federal and state safety agencies now estimate that an estimated 14% of all fatal driving crashes in
  • 16 Sep 2019
    Man Shot In The Nose During Road Rage Incident On The Loop 101
    Police have arrested a man after an alleged road rage incident which ended in a motorist being shot in the nose on the Loop 101 last month. ABC 15 in Phoenix reports that police have arrested Tevin Monroe Hayes, 32, for his role in the incident that took place on August 19th near the 59th Avenue ramp. Polic
  • 12 Sep 2019
    Child Records Her Mother Driving DUI, Reports Her To Police
    Most parents realize that their children are keen observers. It is natural for them to want to emulate the things they hear their parents say and do the things their parents do. As they get older, however, they realize that the things they witness adults doing aren’t always the best of even safest thing to
  • 10 Sep 2019
    Trooper Shares His Brother’s Story To Promote Seatbelt Use
    The process of choosing which career path is right is a process that can take many years. Children and even adults can end up exploring many possibilities until they arrive at the profession they want to go into. For Arizona Department of Public Safety Trooper Danny Morales, however, his choice of going into
  • 09 Sep 2019
    Two Wrong-Way Drivers Stopped Last Week On Major Roads
    According to a recent report issued by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), only about 3 percent of accidents happen on high-speed divided highways but are far more likely to result in severe injury or fatality than any other type of roadway crash. According to the same survey, as a state, Arizona
  • 05 Sep 2019
    Driving Lesson Ends In Death Due To Road Rage
    Teaching kids how to drive and the rules of the road is often something that is left to parents to undertake. Having an experienced driver show an inexperienced one what to do when behind the wheel is how a significant number of drivers first learned how to drive. ABC 15 in Phoenix reports that what should
  • 03 Sep 2019
    Two Wrong-Way Drivers Arrested On Labor Day
    Labor Day marks the last holiday of the summer. With the three day weekend, the Department of Highway Safety (DPS) reminds drivers that Arizona roadways can be particularly dangerous. In spite of annual campaigns against drinking and driving, there will always be those who choose to ignore such advice. KGU
  • 30 Aug 2019
    Investigators Examining Role Of Three Bars In DUI Crash
    After a wrong-way crash that claimed the lives of four people on Interstate 19, investigators are now turning their attention to three bars and restaurants that may have played a role and be subject to fines and penalties. According to a report aired on KGUN Channel 9, investigators believe that the fatal
  • 28 Aug 2019
    Dashcam Video Catches Hit-And-Run As It Happened, Driver Still At Large
    It’s hard to imagine that anyone would knowingly hit someone and avoid responsibility by driving away. However, according to a study conducted by AAA, at least one hit-and-run crash happens every minute in the United States. Since 2006, hit-and-run crashes happen more than 682,000 times each year. AZ Fam
  • 27 Aug 2019
    Not Using Your Signals Worse Than Distracted Driving According To New Study
    A recent study has found that more accidents are now being caused by drivers who don’t use their turn signals when indicating turns or land changes than those crashes caused by distracted driving. ABC 15 in Phoenix reports that Dan, one of the viewers of the station’s newscast, wrote to the station’s
  • 26 Aug 2019
    Passenger Killed In Crash At 43rd Ave and Van Buren
    One person is dead, and one other person was injured in a crash that happened in the early morning hours near 43rd Avenue and Van Buren Street in Phoenix. ABC 15 in Phoenix reports that the accident happened at approximately 4:30 a.m. on Thursday, August 22nd when the driver of a 1997 Mazda Miata failed to
  • 23 Aug 2019
    Driver Flees DUI Scenes Twice With Children In Car According To Police
    A Phoenix woman is facing three felony charges and two misdemeanor charges after she fled the scene of two DUI crashes while her two children were in the vehicle with her. ABC 15 in Phoenix reports that the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office filed the charges against Mariza Cervantes Madrid, 33, on Monday
  • 22 Aug 2019
    Fatal Crash In Phoenix Neighborhood Near Thomas Road
    A crash at an intersection in a mostly residential neighborhood last week has left one person dead and one other person injured. ABC 15 in Phoenix on their website that the accident happened on the morning of Thursday, August 15th occurred at approximately 9:00 a.m. at the intersection of 19th Avenue and T
  • 21 Aug 2019
    Car Repair Trip Leads To DUI Arrest
    For those who are parents, it is an accepted fact that there are few limits to the kind of risks that they are willing to take when comes to their child is in trouble. Such a bond that exists between a parent and child and the determination to help wherever possible can extend long after a child becomes an ad

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