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Car Accidents

  • 31 Jan 2020
    Car Crash Collides With Bus Stop, Dragging It Down The Road
    At least four people were recently sent to the hospital after a motorist jumped a curb and took out the bus stop where they were waiting for a bus. The AZ Family reports that Phoenix Police Department investigators have determined that the incident involved two vehicles. One of the cars was forced by the o
  • 30 Jan 2020
    Mock Accident Held To Raise Drunk And Distracted Driving Awareness
    Drunk and distracted driving is a problem in every state in the country. Because of this, first responders held a mock crash scene on Thursday on the grounds of the Arizona State Capitol to raise public awareness. KTAR reports that the mock crash that the mock crash was sponsored by the Governor’s Office
  • 28 Jan 2020
    Road Rage Incident In Mesa Ends In Shooting, One In Critical Condition
    Motorists who act out in anger behind the wheel are unfortunately on the increase across Arizona and the rest of the United States. Some drivers, if they are angry enough, might even decide to take their frustrations to such a degree that someone ends up being either severely hurt or even killed. According
  • 27 Jan 2020
    Mother And Son Injured By Alleged Drunk Driver In Pedestrian Accident
    The leading cause of accidents which result in either severe injury or death in the United States can be blamed on those who choose to drive while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. A Phoenix mother and her 8-year-old son were injured while they were crossing the street in a marked crosswalk in Phoenix
  • 24 Jan 2020
    Woman Killed Attempting To Save Injured Dog In Intersection
    A family is having to face the unthinkable tragedy of losing a second loved one less than two years after losing the first in a hit-and-run crash. ABC 15 in Phoenix reports that two sisters were killed within 20 months and within a little over two miles from each other. The fatal crash happened on Tuesd
  • 22 Jan 2020
    Tuscon Crash Has Turned Into Homicide Investigation
    Over the weekend, motorists along Interstate 10 near Tangerine had to wait for nearly nine hours after a crash that left a man from Texas dead.  Authorities have now said what investigators believed to be an impairment accident has now turned into a homicide investigation. Station KOLD in Tucson reports t
  • 21 Jan 2020
    Rollover Crash In Tucson Kills Two
    A rollover crash is possibly the most terrifying and severe type of accident that anyone can be involved in.  When it happens, there is a complete loss of control. The resulting injuries are more often than not severe or even fatal, even when restrained. Items inside the vehicle can be thrown with enough for
  • 20 Jan 2020
    Police Ask Public To Find Fatal Road Rage Perpetrator
    Almost every state in the country has reported a marked increase in the number of road rage in recent years. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), more than 60% of drivers report either having either witnessed or been targeted by another driver who was driving aggressively.
  • 13 Jan 2020
    Hit-And-Run Driver Found And Arrested In Phoenix
    A suspected hit and run DUI driver has been arrested on suspicion that he was involved in a multi-vehicle crash, which left a young girl critically injured earlier this month. AZ Central reported on its website that 40-year-old Clint Rasho was arrested on Monday, January 6th on the charges of leaving the s
  • 10 Jan 2020
    New Charges In Crash Involving Police Officers
    A wrong-way motorist involved in a crash in November of 2019, which left two officers with the Tempe Police Department injured, is now facing additional charges recommended by the Arizona Department of Public Safety. The AZ Family reports that Ohio resident Eldorado Mukaj, 27, had been traveling southbound
  • 09 Jan 2020
    Child Avoids Brain Damage After Crash Thanks To Safety Seat
    A horrific crash on Saturday, January 3rd, left an entire family injured. Even though a five-year-old girl suffered head trauma in the crash, her parents are grateful she won’t suffer from any permanent brain damage. According to the report filed on the AZ Family website, Cyreena Noe-Idlebird and her bo
  • 06 Jan 2020
    Street Sign Debris Shatters Rear Window, Nearly Hits Driver
    One Florida driver is counting himself very lucky after a highway sign that was struck by another driver went airborne and through the rear window of his Corvette. Fox 10 in Phoenix reports that the incident happened on Interstate 95. The driver, who identified himself as Malcolm, was on his way to the gym
  • 03 Jan 2020
    Teen Throws Children Out Of The Way Of Vehicle, Currently In Critical Condition
    The International Business Times reports that a heroic teen is in the hospital in critical condition after he placed himself between an oncoming vehicle and a group of children in Phoenix on Wednesday. At just before 8:30 p.m. at the intersection of Central Avenue and Roeser Road, Francisco Solis Garcia an
  • 02 Jan 2020
    Car Crashes Into Light Rail Train While Going The Wrong Way Down Road
    One person is dead after a wrong-way crash in the early hours of Sunday morning between a motor vehicle and a light-rail train in Phoenix. According to an interview with Phoenix Police spokesperson, Sgt. Tommy Thompson that appeared on the Arizona Family website, the accident happened at approximately 3:00
  • 01 Jan 2020
    Man Dies Crashing His Vehicle Into His Own Home
    Getting into an auto accident while at home, relaxing with family and friends during the holiday season is probably the last thing on anyone’s mind.  However, that seems to be exactly what happened to one Scottsdale family when a man crashed his vehicle into their home earlier this week. The ABC affilia
  • 31 Dec 2019
    It’s Now A Legal Requirement To Use Your Turn Signal In Washington
    While you might think that it’s just common sense to use your turn signals when making a turn or lane change, up until recently, there has been no specific legal case that made it a requirement to do so.  A recent decision made by the Washington State Supreme Court, however, now says that all drivers in th
  • 25 Dec 2019
    Two Kids Fight Off Carjacker In Chicago
    Two kids in Chicago were able to fight off a would-be carjacker who attempted to steal the SUV they were riding in from an area Domino’s Pizza earlier this week. ABC 15 in Phoenix reports that the incident happened in the West Rogers Park area of Chicago when the father of three children pulled the famil
  • 24 Dec 2019
    Fatal Crash At Bell Road And 26th Street In Phoenix
    A crash near the intersection of Bell Road and 26th Street in Phoenix claimed the life of a woman yesterday afternoon. AZ Central reported on its website that the fatal crash happened at approximately 3:30 p.m. on Monday, December 23rd.  Phoenix police say that a woman between the age of 60 and 65 was dri
  • 17 Dec 2019
    11 People Injured When Van Crashes Into Store In Burien
    Holiday shoppers at a Ross department store in the greater Seattle area got more than the gifts they were shopping for when a van crashed through the store on Monday night. According to reports appearing on the websites of ABC and CNN, 11 people were injured when a white van crashed through the Ross Dress
  • 16 Dec 2019
    Driver Survives Rolling Vehicle Down 400 Foot Embankment
    No matter what we may have seen in the movies, crashes in which a motor vehicle becomes airborne are thankfully rare. Such accidents rarely end well when it lands again. In such accidents, passengers and drivers can end up being seriously hurt, or worse. According to a report by KGUN in Phoenix, one man, h
  • 13 Dec 2019
    One Killed, Five Injured In Crash On 43rd Avenue
    One person has been killed, and five other people were injured in a multi-vehicle crash that happened in Phoenix on Thursday night. The AZ Family reported on its website that the crash occurred just after 5:30 p.m. near the intersection of 43rd Avenue and Olive Avenue.   The driver of a Honda Pilot collid
  • 11 Dec 2019
    Elderly Victim Dies Two Months After Crash In Tuscon
    A 75-year-old victim of a crash that happened two months ago has died on Monday, December 9th, as a result of the injuries she suffered in the crash. In an article appearing on the Patch.com website, Tucson Police said that the October 1st crash happened at the intersection of West Via Ingreso and South Mi
  • 09 Dec 2019
    Father Arrested After Suspected DUI Crash Kills His Son
    There are few things worse for a parent to suffer than the loss of a child. For parents who, through a lapse of judgment, end up causing such a loss face an even greater burden.  Such appears to be the case for a man who was arrested over the weekend for his role in a suspected DUI crash that left his 7-year
  • 04 Dec 2019
    Single-Vehicle Crash Deemed A Homicide In Via Noche
    Tucson Police are now investigating a single-vehicle crash that happened in October as a homicide. According to a report by KGUN Channel 9 in Tucson, police officers were called to the scene within the 5200 block of South Via Noche. The accident reportedly happened at approximately 11:00 p.m. on October 30
  • 03 Dec 2019
    Alleged DUI Crash Outside Mesa Leads To Murder Charges
    A suspected DUI driver has been arrested on the charge of second-degree murder after her vehicle collided with another on Sunday, November 22nd. According to the report filed by Ayano Nagaishi, which appeared on the AZ Central website, 24-year-old Deanndra Oymay Woo of Mesa, Arizona, was arrested on the ch

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