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Motorcycle Accidents

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 May 2020
    A Woman Was Arrested For Her Role In A DUI Accident That Killed A Motorcyclist
    A woman has been arrested for her role in a fatal motorcycle crash that happened on the southeast side of Tucson on Friday night. KGUN in Tucson reported on its website that officers from the Tucson Police Department and firefighters with the Tucson Fire Department were called to respond to a two-vehicle c
  • 24 Apr 2020
    Pickup Truck Hits Motorcyclist In Hit-And-Run Accident In Sierra Vista
    According to the Arizona Department of Transportation (AZDOT), there were 15,0014 hit-and-run crashes in our state in 2017. Those crashes resulted in 64 fatalities and nearly 3,000 people injured. Arizona state law requires anyone who is involved in an accident to stop until they are released by law enforceme
  • 16 Apr 2020
    A Motorcyclist Lost His Life In A Traffic Accident Involving A Volkswagen
    Tucson authorities have identified a motorcyclist who was killed in Tucson’s westside last Sunday. According to the story appearing on the website of NBC affiliate KVOA in Tucson,  the victim has been identified as 26-year-old Joseph Javier Snyder of Tucson. Investigators say that Snyder, along with
  • 09 Apr 2020
    A Teenager Driving A Motorcycle Was Killed In A Collision With A Pick-Up Truck
    According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 4,985 motorcyclists lost their lives on U.S. roadways in 2018. Because motorcycles are less crash-worthy than other types of motor vehicles, motorcyclists and their passengers are more than 25% more likely to be seriously injured or kill
  • 24 Mar 2020
    Details About A Crash That Injured A Motorcyclist And Its Passenger Remain Unclear
    Perhaps more than any other form of transportation, motorcycles can offer one of the most exciting and intimate ways to see the beauty of the open road.  However, motorcyclists and their passengers also face more hazards of the road than other motorists do. Because they are more exposed and with less protect
  • 16 Mar 2020
    Two Motorcyclists Are In Serious Condition After A Dangerous Crash
    Riding a motorcycle can be a fantastic way to enjoy our beautiful Arizona roads and highways. Being out in the open air can make you feel more connected to the sights and experiences around you. However, motorcyclists are also exposed to the hazards of the road.  It's essential to wear protective gear such a
  • 27 Dec 2019
    Moped Rider Dies From Injuries, Was Not Wearing Helmet
    A moped rider has died as a result of injuries he sustained in a crash earlier this month. The Paradise Valley Independent reported on its website that the crash happened in an area north of Fanfol Drive and East Mountain View Road in Paradise Valley. The Paradise Valley Police Department said in a stateme
  • 06 Dec 2019
    Motorcyclist Killed On The North Side Of Tuscon
    Police in Tucson report that a motorcyclist was killed on Wednesday, December 4th, on the city’s north side. According to a report appearing on the Tucson.com website, the fatal crash happened at the intersection of Flowing Wells Road and West Kleindale Road at approximately 11:45 a.m. Officer Frank Mago
  • 21 Oct 2019
    Sonora Crash Leads To Death Of Motorcyclist
    A 22-year-old motorcyclist has been arrested on the charge of suspected DUI after being involved in a crash that took the life of a 22-year-old woman last month. The Union Democrat reports that Gavin Daniel Rogers, 22, was riding his motorcycle on Sunday, September 15th, with his passenger, Mary MacKenzie
  • 14 Oct 2019
    Motorcyclist Dies Trying To Pass Car In Intersection
    Most bikers agree that the view from the open road is even more spectacular seeing the beauties of this country, particularly in the state of Arizona, from the back of a motorcycle.  However, because motorcyclists and their passengers are more exposed to the dangers of the road, what might be a minor fender
  • 29 May 2019
    Motorcyclist Killed On Miller Road Near I-10
    Weekends are the perfect time for motorcycle enthusiasts to get together with friends who also ride and just enjoy the open road. There is nothing quite like the freeing sensation of seeing the world from the back of a motorcycle. Unfortunately, motorcyclists are more exposed to the hazards of the road as oth
  • 28 May 2019
    Motorcyclist Dies In Accident, Had Helmet But Wasn’t Wearing It
    The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that in 2016, motorcycle helmets saved an estimated 1,859 lives. The NHTSA also estimated that an additional 802 lives would have been saved if all motorcyclists involved in an accident would have worn a helmet. Even though it has been show
  • 01 May 2019
    Accident With ATV Leaves One Dead
    The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPC) reports that from 1982 through 2016 there was an estimated total of 14,653 ATV-related fatalities. Of this number, 3,232, or 22% of all ATV deaths were children younger than 16.  Because of this, the federal agency recommends that ATVs not be operate
  • 09 Apr 2019
    Motorcyclist In Extremely Critical Condition After Crashing While Not Wearing A Helmet
    According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), motorcyclists are 28 times more likely to be seriously injured or killed in accidents than any other type of motor vehicle. It doesn’t matter what kind or size of motorcycle someone rides, the data has consistently shown that wearing a
  • 29 Mar 2019
    Fatal Motorcycle Accidents On The Rise In Tuscon
    The Tucson Police Department recently released a report indicating that motor vehicle and pedestrian accidents have gone down so far compared to 2018. Less encouraging news, however, is that the number of fatal motorcycle accidents has risen compared to last year. Station KVOA Channel 4 News reported that
  • 19 Mar 2019
    Two Vicious Motorcycling Accidents In One Day
    Across the country, people can be seen enjoying their freedom from on top of a motorcycle. One must be careful when traveling by motorcycle as it can be more hazardous due to greater exposure to dangers on the road. March 1st saw two motorcycle crashes in the Phoenix Valley happen just hours apart. One perso
  • 14 Mar 2019
    Stolen Motorcycle Found Wrecked In Fatal Crash
    Everyone deserves to buy themselves a treat once in a while and giving oneself a gift for the holidays is something many people do each year. Joseph Cooper of Fort Smith decided to treat himself to a new motorcycle last holiday season and had spent time and money learning how to ride and enjoy it. In an in
  • 11 Mar 2019
    Child On Motorcycle Struck By Car, Was Wearing Helmet
    Kids just seem to be naturally attracted to motorcycles and it’s natural that they will want to take a ride. It is possible to take kids who insist on a ride with an adult motorcyclist. It does require, however, extra safety concerns to be taken into consideration beforehand. Thankfully, in this case, both
  • 20 Feb 2019
    Speeding May Have Caused Motorcyclist’s Death
    Any crash involving a motorcycle can cause serious injuries or even death. The chance of getting into an accident can increase significantly anytime someone engages in risky behavior. Such behavior may include traveling at the posted speed limit or choosing not to wear a helmet or other protective gear. Other

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