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Car Accidents

  • 13 Jun 2019
    Rental Vehicle Crash In Maricopa County
    While it is never a good idea to get behind the wheel after you’ve been drinking, it’s an even worse idea to do it while on your way to work or when driving someone else’s vehicle. An employee of the Maricopa County Recorder’s Office in Phoenix is finding this out the hard way after he was arrested on
  • 11 Jun 2019
    Man Apologizes To Police For Going 91 In A 25-MPH Zone
    Speed limits are posted on our streets and roadways to keep people safe. Some lower posted speed limits are put in place in urban areas to ensure that pedestrians, bicyclists and other motorists aren’t put in harm’s way. The Arizona Family website reports that one man who was traveling at an astounding
  • 07 Jun 2019
    Woman Arrested For DUI Hit-And-Run With Pedestrian
    A 25-year-old woman has been arrested after hitting a pedestrian with her vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and then fleeing the scene of the crash. Tucson.com recently reported that the fatal crash happened on Wednesday, May 8th, at approximately 9:30 p.m. in the neighborhood of East Sunrise Dr
  • 06 Jun 2019
    Felony DUI Charges For Charter School Director
    Our children look to those of us who are adults as role models. Ideally, we want to present to them and the world the best way to behave and act in public and private life and to do it with as much integrity as possible. Unfortunately, even as adults, anyone can make a mistake that they come to regret greatly
  • 05 Jun 2019
    Strange Accident Involving Officer And Prisoner
    Interfering with official police duties or disrespecting the authority of an officer of the law is never a wise thing to do. According to a story appearing on the ABC15 website, that may have been exactly what a suspect was attempting when he rammed his vehicle into a police car that was being used to transpo
  • 27 May 2019
    Five-Car Crash Leaves One Dead On I-60
    The Department of Public Safety had to shut down a stretch of interstate highway earlier this month after a multi-car crash involving five vehicles left one person dead. Fox10 in Phoenix reports that the accident happened on the morning of Tuesday, May 14th along Interstate 60 in Tempe when a driver faile
  • 24 May 2019
    Arizona Police To Look Closer For Unbelted Drivers
    In the state of Arizona, both drivers and passengers in a motor vehicle are required to wear seatbelts. All U.S. states have similar requirements in place because it has long been proved that seatbelts do save lives. KTAR reports that Arizona motorists may be facing closer scrutiny by police and highway pa
  • 21 May 2019
    Infant Injured, Woman Dead In Crash On 67th Avenue
    Teen and young adult drivers are often involved in severe accidents. Studies have shown that inexperienced drivers have higher insurance rates, mainly because they are more prone to take risks. Those risks may include getting behind the wheel while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, driving when they ar
  • 17 May 2019
    Head-On Collision Turns Into Hit-And-Run
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) indicates that wrong-way crashes are approximately five times more likely to happen between the hours of midnight and 6:00 a.m. There can be any number of reasons why a wrong-way crash can occur, including drivers who are under the influence of alcoho
  • 14 May 2019
    Man Burns To Death In Intersection Crash
    At least one person was killed and several others injured in a fiery, two-vehicle crash in Peoria just before the weekend on Friday, May 10th. AZ Central reports that the accident happened in the area of Lake Pleasant Parkway and Westwing Parkway at approximately 5:00 p.m. Brandon Windhal, 19, was a passe
  • 12 Apr 2019
    14 Year Old Crashes Car And Kills Passenger
    Teens can legally drive as early as 14 years of age if they obtain a learners permit in the state where they live. When driving at such an early age, these states usually require a licensed adult to be in the vehicle with them to assist in gaining valuable driving experience and learn the rules of the road. I
  • 25 Mar 2019
    Hit And Run Driver Identified In Rollover Crash
    Last week we reported about a horrific crash that happened in Sarasota, Florida where a teen driver was left critically injured in a hit and run crash. In an update to the story, Fox10 in Phoenix reports that a suspect has been found and arrested by authorities for his role the crash which left 19-year-old
  • 21 Mar 2019
    Teen Survives Brutal Crash From Hit And Run Driver
    Fox10 in Phoenix aired a story on Thursday, February 28th on the crash that happened in an area often frequented by tourists. The entire incident was captured on video. Earlier that morning security video from the Lantern Inn and Suites located on U.S. Highway 41 in Sarasota, Florida showed what happened.
  • 18 Mar 2019
    Multi-Vehicle Crash Involving 3 Cars Leaves Life Threatening Injuries
    In a story reported by KGUN9 in Tucson, an accident which happened on February 2nd on Craycroft Road involved three vehicles shut down the road while emergency crews were on the scene. The cause of a multi-vehicle crash on Craycroft Road in Tucson that resulted in serious injuries back in February may have
  • 15 Mar 2019
    Uber Not Held Liable In Self-Driving Car Crash
    The Yavapai County Attorney’s office recently released a letter in which it stated that ride-sharing company, Uber, should not be held criminally liable in the March 2018 crash in which a pedestrian was killed by one of Uber’s self-driving cars; a Volvo XC90 sport utility vehicle. Reuters reported on M
  • 13 Mar 2019
    No Seatbelts Were Worn In Head-On Collision
    According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), such crashes make up just 2% of crashes in the United States, yet account for more than 10% of vehicle fatalities annually. The NHTSA also found that while seatbelt use has increased nationwide, in Western states like Arizona, according
  • 08 Mar 2019
    Head-On Collision Sends Man To Hospital With Life-Threatening Injuries
    According to the NHTSA, the majority of collisions that occur annually in the United States are rear-end crashes or 29% of all crashes. Front end or head-on collisions only account for a small number of collisions every year amount to just 2.3% with only 10.1% of these ending in fatalities. Even with such low
  • 05 Mar 2019
    Chain Reaction Crash Ends In Four Fatalities
    When someone drives recklessly, they are not only risking their lives but the lives of anyone else that they happen to be sharing the road with. This is possibly what caused a chain reaction crash involving six vehicles in December. One of the vehicles involved was a semi-tractor trailer rig. The accident end
  • 01 Mar 2019
    Two Ejected From Vehicle In Fatal Accident
    A Phoenix family is mourning the loss of two members of their family. One brother lost his life in a rollover crash while the other brother is facing time in prison for his role in the accident. The Arizona Family website reported about the fatal crash which happened on the Stack which is the southbound I-
  • 28 Feb 2019
    Tempe Sued For Millions Over Self-Driving Car Accident
    What would seem like common sense to most of us, may not be when it comes to laws that are supposedly designed to protect people from common hazards. In Arizona, this question may come under closer examination now that the city of Tempe, Arizona is currently facing litigation from the surviving family members
  • 28 Feb 2019
    Overturned Vehicle Accident Kills One
    A driver has been arrested after a multi-vehicle crash in southeast Fresno on Sunday night ended with one person dead. ABC affiliate station 30 in Fresno reports that fatal crash happened at approximately 6:50 p.m. just south of Church Street on Chestnut Avenue. One driver, whose vehicle was overturned
  • 22 Feb 2019
    Eyewitnesses Watch SUV Hit And Run, Police Now Hunting
    For most of us, it seems unimaginable that anyone could hit someone with their vehicle and then drive away without another thought. On the evening of February 10th in a neighborhood in Phoenix, that is exactly what happened. A hit-and-run crash involving an SUV and a pedestrian has left one man dead. Acco
  • 14 Feb 2019
    Teen Drivers Collide, One Dead
    According to the CDC, on average, six teens aged 16 -19 lost their lives in motor vehicle crashes in 2016. Those teenagers whose lives were tragically lost represented approximately 6.5% of the population in the U.S. As attorneys specializing in accident law, we understand that the reasons for such horrific n
  • 11 Feb 2019
    Fatal Crash On I-19 Near Exit 12
    A chain reaction crash is what happens when two or more vehicles are involved in an accident. Sometimes it is the result of distracted driving that causes a chain reaction crash. At other times drivers who were following too close to one another, or attempting an unsafe driving maneuver can result in a chain
  • 07 Feb 2019
    Rollover Crash Takes Out Two Vehicles On Arizona Loop
    No matter what causes a rollover crash, they are the most terrifying types of accidents to be involved in. For a driver in a rollover crash, they will have no control over the vehicle. Such accidents can have tragic results. Many believe that rollover crashes only happen to large vehicles or SUVs which have a

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