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Car Accidents

  • 02 Aug 2019
    Your Car Mirrors Hold Hidden Dangers If You Leave The Windows Down
    What should have been a minor fender bender, turned into a nightmare for an Atlanta man, leaving him blind in his left eye. Fox  10 News reports that in the spring of 2017, Atlanta city electrician Abdul Jones was on his way home from work when another vehicle sideswiped his 2005 Cadillac sedan. The impac
  • 31 Jul 2019
    Crash Case Turns Into Attempted Murder Case
    Phoenix Police are now charging a man who crashed his vehicle into a home in West Phoenix earlier this month with attempted murder. Fox 10 in Phoenix reports that Ricardo Munoz, 20, was booked into custody on Monday. Munoz had just been released from the hospital after crashing his vehicle into a home.  I
  • 29 Jul 2019
    Freak Accident Leads To Organ Donation Blessing
    Currently, there are more than 120,000 people on the national organ transplant list who are awaiting donation. Each day, more than 20 people on that list die from lack of available organs. For the surviving family members of a North Carolina man who lost his life, however, it comes as some comfort to them to
  • 26 Jul 2019
    Young Man Arrested After Illegal Street Race Struck Unmarked Cruiser
    Illegal street racing is a problem for many states, and especially of concern to Arizona residents.  Any time cars are raced on public streets or highways; it is considered illegal according to ARS 28-708. NBC Channel 12 News in Phoenix reports that a 19-year-old man has been arrested after he had been il
  • 24 Jul 2019
    Uber Self-Driving Crash May Have Been Due To Light Levels
    Further investigation into the death of Elaine Herzberg, a woman who was struck and killed by an Uber self-driving vehicle in Tempe in 2018, now has Phoenix Police checking out whether street lighting where the crash occurred may have been a factor. Business Insider reports that police shut down a stretch
  • 22 Jul 2019
    Infant In Unstable Condition After Car Crashes Into Home
    ABC 15 in Phoenix reports that a one-year-old child has been rushed to the hospital in unstable condition after a car accident crashed into a home on Sunday night. Emergency crews responded to an accident that happened on 83rd Avenue and Indian School Road at approximately 9:15 p.m. in West Phoenix on Sund
  • 08 Jul 2019
    Woman Arrested For Manslaughter Charges In Van Crash
    A 21-year-old Phoenix woman was recently arrested and is facing the charge of manslaughter and other charges connected to a fatal accident two months ago. AZ Family reported that on May 25th, Marlene Sanchez Valenzuela, 21 was traveling northbound on 7th Avenue in a Volkswagen Passat with seven passengers
  • 05 Jul 2019
    Driver In Fatal Canal Crash Arrested
    A driver had been taken into custody for their alleged role in a fatal crash last month. KTAR News in Phoenix reported that the crash that happened on Thursday, June 27th at approximately 11:00 p.m. when Kensley C. Dayzie, 26, was driving his vehicle near 35th Avenue and Durango Street when his Chevrolet I
  • 04 Jul 2019
    Driver Runs Red Light, Leads Police On 23 Mile Chase
    In the state of Arizona, when a person goes 20 miles per hour over the posted speed limit that person can be charged with criminal speeding. If someone knowingly tries to evade police or lead law enforcement on a high-speed pursuit and exceed speeds of more than 85 miles per hour, the consequences can become
  • 26 Jun 2019
    Traffic Stop For Speeding Leads To Mother Losing Custody
    Being a parent or guardian of a child is a big responsibility. Because they are not able to fend for themselves, adults need to be depended upon to ensure that a child is properly housed, fed, and kept safe from potential accidents is important. Part of that is the use of proper child safety or booster seats
  • 25 Jun 2019
    Collision Leaves Children In Life-Threatening Condition
    The U.S. Department of Transportation and ADOT have determined that child restraint, and seatbelt laws save lives in case of an accident. In the state of Arizona, all children under the age of 5 must be in a car seat. Children who are 5 to 8 years of age are required to ride in a booster seat unless they are
  • 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

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