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  • 17 Mar 2020
    Arizona Natives On Vacation And A Florida Driver Were Killed In A Sudden Accident, Killing Three.
    It is important to remain diligent while driving on the road. An accident can happen anytime and anywhere, even when you are away from home and on vacation. That seems to have been what happened in a sudden, fatal crash near Ft. Meyers, Florida, that occurred on Monday morning, killing three people. Two of th
  • 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
  • 12 Mar 2020
    A Man With An Outstanding Warrant Fled The Scene Of An Accident, Leaving His Young, Injured Son Behind.
    A man who is awaiting a pre-trial hearing later this month is now facing an additional felony charge after fleeing the scene of an accident on Tuesday. According to the story reported on the AZ Family website,  54-year-old Frank Loomis of Phoenix was driving his vehicle when he ran a red light at the inte
  • 11 Mar 2020
    A Driver Turns Himself In After A Fatal Hit-And-Run Crash
    Phoenix Police officers have found and arrested the suspect who is believed to have been involved in a hit-and-run crash in Phoenix earlier this month. The AZ Family reported on its website that  Christepher Marion Crawford, 23, was arrested for having struck an unidentified pedestrian on Tuesday, March 3
  • 10 Mar 2020
    A Teenager’s Legs Were Crushed In a Rear-End Accident
    A teen who was sitting in the back of a parked pickup truck had his legs crushed by an alleged drunk driver last month. ABC 15 in Phoenix reports that the crash happened on Thursday, February 27th, in the residential neighborhood in the vicinity of 43rd Avenue and Union Hills Drive. A spokesperson for t
  • 09 Mar 2020
    Wrong Way Driver Arrested On I-17, DUI Suspected
    A suspected DUI driver has been arrested after they went the wrong way on the Phoenix Freeway on Sunday night. Fox 10 in Phoenix reported on their website that dispatch for the Arizona Department of Public Safety received an alert of a wrong-way driver from the ADOT alert system at approximately 2:00 a.m.
  • 06 Mar 2020
    A Highway Worker Was Killed In a Motor Accident Near Casa Blanca Road
    An Arizona Department of Transportation worker has died after he was struck and killed along Interstate 10 on Wednesday, March 4th. ABC 15 in Phoenix reports that at approximately 10:15 A.M. Frank Dorizio, age 55, was with a roadside crew doing road repairs along the Interstate. Dorizio was setting up sign
  • 05 Mar 2020
    Widow Offers A $50,000 For Anyone With Information About A Hit-And-Run Incident That Killed Her Late Husband
    A woman in Tempe is offering a $50,000 of her own money as a reward for anyone who can help her find the hit-and-run driver that killed her husband on US Highway 60 on the afternoon of Monday, March 2nd. ABC 15 in Phoenix reports that 49-year-old Michael Trousdale died after he was struck and killed on his
  • 04 Mar 2020
    A Woman Is Charged For First Degree Murder. Surveillance Footage Reveals The Details Of The Crime.
    Pima County Sheriff’s Office deputies have arrested a woman after she allegedly hit another woman with her SUV multiple times on Saturday, February 29th. The ABC affiliate in Phoenix reports that Pima County Sheriff’s deputies received a call at approximately 8:00 P.M. on Saturday from an eyewitness in
  • 03 Mar 2020
    Video Footage Reveals A Car Thief Leaving A Baby At A Local Business
    Phoenix police are on the lookout for a man who stole a car with a baby inside. Law enforcement officers in Phoenix, AZ released video surveillance footage related to a carjacking incident that began at a store. The video revealed the thief dropping off the baby at a local business before taking off again.
  • 02 Mar 2020
    A Woman Awaiting Trial For A DUI Offense Is Involved In Another Wrong-Way DUI Accident
    It should go without saying that getting behind the wheel of a car after drinking alcohol is a poor judgment. This is especially true for someone who has done it before with a tragic outcome. A woman, who is currently facing a previous second-degree murder charge, was in another wrong-way crash last month.
  • 28 Feb 2020
    A Potential New Law May Decrease Fees For Speeding Under 10 Miles Per Hour
    Laws for the highway may change the driving scene in Arizona. A bill that would drastically cut the amount in fines that drivers have to pay has made its way through the Arizona State Senate and is now on its way to the Arizona House of Representatives. According to a story reported on the AZ Family websit
  • 27 Feb 2020
    Three Fatal Crashes In One Week Near Ridge Road Attracts ADOT’s Attention
    A stretch of Arizona’s roadways near Riggs is receiving increased scrutiny after three deadly crashes and five deaths occurred there in just one week. ABC 15 ‘s Adam Waltz reported that all of the crashes occurred less than 10 miles apart and in the early morning hours of Monday, February 10th, Wednesd
  • 26 Feb 2020
    Drug Deal Gone Terribly Wrong Leaves A 16-Year-Old In Critical Condition
    A drug deal gone wrong is what may have led to a 16-year-old boy fighting for his life after he was hit and dragged by a car in Buckeye last week. The AZ Family reports that on Friday, February 21st,  several teens inside a vehicle met another teen to purchase marijuana at the intersection of MC 85 and Mi
  • 25 Feb 2020
    Fatal Wrong-Way Accident Leaves The Victim Dead And The Driver In Critical Condition
    Driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs can cause a driver to do things that they wouldn't likely do while they are sober. A driver who is under the influence often makes severe distance or direction misjudgments resulting in an accident that can involve serious injuries or even death. ABC 15
  • 24 Feb 2020
    Rollover Crash Near Pima Kills Three Teens, Injures Six Others
    AZ Central reported on its website that three teens were killed, and six others were injured when the van they were riding in was involved in a rollover crash near Pima on Friday. Authorities say that the van was registered to Eastern Arizona College in Thatcher and was headed back from the National Hotrod
  • 21 Feb 2020
    A Car Crash Involving An SUV And A Sedan Leaves A 10-Year Old Girl And Several Teenagers With Injuries
    A sudden, horrific multi-car crash on Thursday morning has left a 10-year-old girl and several teenagers seriously injured. The AZ Family reports on its website that the accident happened in the areas of Central Avenue and Northern Avenue in Phoenix on Thursday, February 20th, at approximately 7:30 A.M.
  • 20 Feb 2020
    Drunk Man Celebrates Sobriety By Getting Drunk And Stealing A Motorcycle
    When someone gives up alcohol for sobriety, it can often be a reason for celebration. One Peoria man, however, celebrated four months of his sobriety last week by getting intoxicated and stealing a motorcycle. The AZ Family reported that on the afternoon of Tuesday, February 11th, Jackson Brady Hanley, Jr.
  • 19 Feb 2020
    Alleged Street Racing Incident Leaves One Driver Dead
    Another incident of street racing in the northbound lanes of State Route 51 is being blamed for at least one death on Tuesday night. The AZ Family reported that the fatal crash happened at approximately 8:00 P.M. near the Shea Boulevard exit ramp when the driver of one vehicle lost control, and their vehic
  • 17 Feb 2020
    Five-Year-Old Daughter Died When The Driver Fell Asleep At The Wheel
    A driver who gets behind the wheel while they are tired can be just as dangerous as one who is driving under the influence or distracted.  Researchers have shown that drivers who are asleep are much more likely to get into an accident. According to a story reported on the AZ Family website, investigators
  • 13 Feb 2020
    Dozens Of Police Cars Engage In A High-Speed Chase. The Suspect Was Arrested.
    On Wednesday afternoon, a high-speed pursuit along Interstate 10 in West Valley ended in the arrest of the suspect driver by Department of Public Safety Officers. According to ABC 15 in Phoenix,  just after 12:00 P.M., a US Marshall’s Task Force attempted to stop the driver of a white Jeep when they fa
  • 12 Feb 2020
    Six-Vehicle Crash Causes South Mountain Freeway Closure
    A six-vehicle crash that involved a total of five passenger vehicles and possibly two big rigs on the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway in Phoenix earlier this month caused a spill of hazardous materials on the roadway and left several people injured. AZ Central reported that the accident happened on the aft
  • 11 Feb 2020
    City Of Phoenix Officials Plan To Install Red-Light Cameras At City’s Most Dangerous Intersections
    After a recent work-study session of over 1100 intersections in the city of Phoenix, City Officials have come up with a list of 600 of the most dangerous intersections.  These intersections are among those being considered to add red-light cameras in an initiative to curtail serious traffic-related accidents
  • 10 Feb 2020
    Driver Of Self-Driving Minivan Hospitalized For Non-Life-Threatening Injuries After A Crash
    An investigation has determined that a rear-end crash involving a self-driving minivan last month in Tempe happened while the vehicle was in manual mode. According to Speedluxe Automotive News, the accident happened on Thursday, January 30th, when another vehicle that was driving erratically swerved in fro
  • 07 Feb 2020
    Two Collisions Leave Those Involved With Serious Injuries
    A four-vehicle crash near the intersection of 48th Street and Southern Avenue in Phoenix earlier this week has left one person critically injured. According to AZ Central, the crash happened on Wednesday, February 5th, at approximately 4:30 P.M. when the driver of a vehicle was attempting to make a left tu

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