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  • 15 Nov 2019
    Teen Robbery Suspects Crash Stolen Car, Kill Elderly Woman
    An elderly woman has died after her vehicle was hit by two teen robbery suspects in Southwest Houston on Thursday evening. Fox affiliate KSAZ-TV in Phoenix reported that the fatal crash happened at approximately 4:00 p.m. when two teens, 15 and 16 years of age, entered a vehicle that had been reported stol
  • 14 Nov 2019
    Hit-And-Run Rollover Crash Involves Four Vehicles, One Killed
    A hit-and-run rollover crash that involved four vehicles in Midtown Tucson on Wednesday has resulted in the death of one person. Tucson.com reported on its website that at approximately 12:20 p.m. a woman had been heading eastbound 22nd Street when her pickup truck was rear-ended by another vehicle traveli
  • 13 Nov 2019
    Man Gives Comfort To Person Pinned Underneath Semi Truck After Crash
    For some people, when faced with an emergency, they want to lend a helping hand if they can. For Ricky Lyons, that time came on Monday afternoon along Interstate 10 near the Ray Road exit when he witnessed an 18-wheeler that overturned in front of him. “I didn’t expect anyone to be under that truck and
  • 12 Nov 2019
    24-Year Sentence For Fatal Wrong-Way Crash
    A man has been sentenced to 24 years in prison for his role in a wrong-way crash that happened in the summer of 2017. Fox10 in Phoenix reports that Carlos Quinonez, 21, of Casa Grande, was found guilty by Coconino Superior Court on the charges of negligent homicide, driving under the influence of alcohol,
  • 11 Nov 2019
    NTSB Announces New Recommendations For Bike Helmets
    The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recently announced its recommendation that bicyclists be required to wear a helmet in all 50 states. Fox 10 in Phoenix reports that the federal agency’s recommendation comes as the result of a sharp uptick in deaths of bicyclists across the United States.
  • 08 Nov 2019
    Dust Detection System Nearly Complete On I-10
    Dust being carried by Monsoon winds in the spring and fall is something most Arizonans come to expect. In order to make the conditions a little less hazardous to motorists, the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) reports that a $6.5 dust detection project along Interstate 10 near Eloy and Picacho Peak
  • 07 Nov 2019
    112 Pedestrians Killed Last Year In Phoenix
    The City of Phoenix isn’t exactly what you would consider safe if you’re a pedestrian. According to a report by Channel 12 News in Phoenix, 112 pedestrians were killed in the past year. That sobering figure has resulted in the unanimous approval by the Phoenix City Council to approve some $2 million in
  • 06 Nov 2019
    24 Open Containers Of Alcohol, Infant Found In Jeep After Arrest
    Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS) officers have arrested a man after finding 24 open containers of alcohol in his vehicle on Monday Night. ABC 15 in Phoenix reports that the driver of a Jeep Wrangler was pulled over by DPS officers at the intersection of McDowell Road and 107th Avenue after the dri
  • 05 Nov 2019
    Over 60% Of Wrong-Way Crashes Are Due To Drugs And Alcohol
    According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS), the majority of wrong-way crashes involve a driver who is impaired at the time. ABC 15 in Phoenix’ Operation Safe Roads Team reports that from 2015 to 2019, there were more than 2,000 wrong-way crashes. Of the 330 wrong-way accidents on Valley F
  • 04 Nov 2019
    One Dead After Vehicle Crashes Into Phoenix Restaurant
    One person is dead after they drove their vehicle into a restaurant in Phoenix last Wednesday night. KTAR News recently reported on its website that the fatal crash happened at approximately 9:30 p.m. at the intersection of Interstate 17 and Dunlap Avenue near the Metro Center Mall on Wednesday, October 30
  • 01 Nov 2019
    Two Pedestrian Crashes Happen Halloween Morning
    Two separate crashes involving pedestrians in the early morning hours of Halloween happened in Tucson. KOLD in Tucson reports that the first crash happened at the intersection of East Poorman Road and South Houghton Avenue at approximately 4:45 a.m. when a male pedestrian was struck by a vehicle as he was
  • 31 Oct 2019
    Limits Raised On The Amount Of Money At-Fault Drivers Have To Pay
    Last week, the Arizona Court of Appeals ruled that the state of Arizona cannot limit the amount of money at-fault drivers have to pay to accident victims or their surviving family members. Tucson.com reports that the panel of judges overturned the 2006 law that required those who were convicted of a traffi
  • 30 Oct 2019
    Man Searches For Those Who Helped Him After Crash
    A man who was struck by a motorist is looking for the Good Samaritans that helped him after a hit-and-run crash that happened earlier this month that put him in the hospital’s intensive care unit. KVOA in Tucson reports that on October 19th, Edward Schevill was in a crash that happened at the intersectio
  • 29 Oct 2019
    Big Rig Crash Slows Morning Commute
    A crash in Phoenix involving a big rig last week closed a busy Phoenix intersection just in time to affect the Monday morning commute. The AZ Family reported that on Monday, October 21st, the intersection of Broadway Road and Seventh Street were closed after a semi-tractor trailer rig and an SUV collided a
  • 28 Oct 2019
    Accident In Intersection Saves Family In Crosswalk From Worse Accident, Video Captured
    It’s hard to imagine that one accident could possibly prevent another even more tragic accident from occurring, but that’s precisely the scenario that unfolded in Phoenix last week. Dashcam video taken from a Phoenix Police Department cruiser shows a young family of three, their child in a stroller att
  • 25 Oct 2019
    Driver Arrested After Crashing Car Into Gas Station
    A DUI driver has been arrested after they crashed their car at a gas station in Chandler, leaving one person injured. ABC 15 in Phoenix reports that the crash happened near the intersection of Alma School Road and Chandler Boulevard on Thursday, October 24th, approximately 1:00 p.m. when a man hit a gas pu
  • 24 Oct 2019
    Woman Arrested For Hit-And-Run Accident That Happened In Chandler
    A 54-year-old woman has been arrested in connection to a hit-and-run accident in Chandler that killed a father and son. AZ Central reports that the Chandler Police Department has arrested Michelle Hagerman of Tempe after she struck and killed a man and his 12-year-old son on Monday night and fled the scene
  • 23 Oct 2019
    Sheriff’s Cruiser Involved In Deadly Head-On Crash
    A head-on collision near Phoenix involving a vehicle and a Maricopa County Sheriff’s cruiser has left one person dead and three others injured. The AZ Family reported on its website that on the afternoon of Monday, October 21st, a white sedan heading toward Phoenix crossed the center lane on Baseline Roa
  • 22 Oct 2019
    Pedestrian Hit-And-Run Kills One, Leaves Boy In Critical Condition
    A hit-and-run crash in Chandler has left one person dead and a 12-year-old boy in extremely critical condition. The AZ Family reported on its website that the accident happened on at approximately 5:45 p.m. on Monday, October 21st, at the intersection of Alma School Road and Erie Street. An SUV struck the
  • 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
  • 18 Oct 2019
    Man Dead After Rollover Crash On State Route 347
    A man has died after a rollover crash on State Route 347 on Tuesday, October 15th. The AZ Family reported on its website that the Arizona Department of Public Safety said in a statement that the single-vehicle crash happened at approximately 4:30 p.m. near Maricopa near Riggs Road at the 186 mile marker.
  • 17 Oct 2019
    Teens Arrested After Pushing Log On Trail, Killing Woman Below
    Two teens have been arrested after they allegedly pushed a large log off of a hiking trail at a state park in Ohio that resulted in the death of a 44-year-old woman who was also in the park at the time. AZ Central reports that the incident happened on September 2nd near Old Man’s Cave, the Hocking Hills
  • 16 Oct 2019
    Councilman Draws Fire For Behavior During Traffic Stop
    A Phoenix city official is claiming that a traffic stop he had last month by Arizona State University Police was something that should never have occurred in the first place. ABC 15 in Phoenix reports that Phoenix Councilman Carlos Garcia was stopped near the downtown ASU buildings located near Van Buren S
  • 15 Oct 2019
    Teen Dies After Vehicle Was Broadsided, Community Mourns
    Few things in the world are as heartbreaking as the loss of a young person.  Today, the town of Gilbert is in mourning after the tragic loss of a teen on Saturday, October 12th. ABC 15 in Phoenix reports that authorities have released the identity of the student who attended the American Leadership Academ
  • 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

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