Zanes Law In The News

  • 03 Jun 2020
    A Pedestrian Died In A Hit-And-Run Crash Near Indian School Road
    A 27-year-old woman has been arrested for her role in a hit-and-run crash that happened along Interstate 17 near Indian School Road last month. According to the story appearing on the AZ Central website, Arizona Department of Public Safety troopers have arrested Palina Khastal for the death of pedestrian 2
  • 02 Jun 2020
    Persecution Involving A Head-On, Rear End Collision Is Halted Due To Insufficient Evidence
    Distracted driving may have been the root cause of a crash that killed two people in November. According to the Pima County Attorney’s Office, however, that person will not be charged due to a lack of evidence in the case. NBC affiliate, KVOA in Tucson, reports that on Wednesday, November 12th, 2019, 21-
  • 02 Jun 2020
    Prosecution Of A Driver Involved In A Head-On, Rear-End Accident That Caused The Death Of Two Will Not Move Forward
    Distracted driving may have been the root cause of a crash that killed two people in November. According to the Pima County Attorney’s Office, however, that person will not be charged due to a lack of evidence in the case. NBC affiliate, KVOA in Tucson, reports that on Wednesday, November 12th, 2019, 21-
  • 01 Jun 2020
    A Woman Warns The Public About The Danger Of Hot Cars
    Arizonans are no strangers to high desert temperatures. Due to an extreme heat advisory for the end of May and into June, however, public safety officials are warning Central Valley residents about the increased risk of car deaths. Phoenix Fire Captain Rob McDade told KTAR News in an interview last week ju
  • 29 May 2020
    Police Discovered Over 120 Pounds Of Drugs During A Traffic Stop
    A routine traffic stop by police officers in Casa  Grande earlier this month has turned into one of the largest drug busts in Arizona’s state history. NBC affiliate, 12 reports that on  Thursday, May 14th,  Casa Grande Police officers pulled over a 2008 Buick sedan that was traveling westbound on Inte
  • 28 May 2020
    Officers Suspect That Impairment Was A Factor In A Head-On Collision On Interstate 17
    According to the most recent data released by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), accidents involving wrong-way drivers have been increasing each year. About 60% of wrong-way crashes can be attributed to drivers who are under the influence of alcohol or drugs. It goes without saying that it is
  • 27 May 2020
    A Bicyclist Died In A Crash Near An Intersection Off 19th Avenue
    There are stay at home and shelter in place orders across the country, there are fewer motorists on the road. It may come as no big surprise that during the current COVID 19 pandemic, more people are turning to bicycles as a form of exercise.  Because people would instead get out and exercise in a solo activ
  • 26 May 2020
    Police Are Searching For The Driver Responsible For The Death Of A Pedestrian
    Most people know that if you get into an accident of any kind, it’s your responsibility to stay at the scene until released by law enforcement officers.   To just leave the scene is illegal, and there can be even more severe consequences if you drive away without contacting emergency responders if necessar
  • 25 May 2020
    A Man Loses His Life In An ATV Crash After Attending A Party
    One man is dead after he lost control of his ATV in Tucson on Sunday morning.  The Tucson Police Department is asking for the public’s help for its investigation into the incident. Station 9 KGUN in Tucson reports that the accident happened in the 800 Block of West Calle Aragon early Sunday morning. Bo
  • 22 May 2020
    A Fatal Crash Involving Several Vehicles Leaves One Dead
    Tucson authorities have arrested a suspected DUI teen driver in connection to a fatal motorcycle crash involving a stolen car, which happened on Wednesday, May 13th. KVOA News in Tucson reported on their website that the fatal crash happened at the intersection of North Camino de la Tierra and West Tres No
  • 21 May 2020
    A Driver Experiences Only Minor Injuries After A Rollover Accident
    Whether you are in an SUV, passenger vehicle, or even a commercial truck, any vehicle can rollover if traveling at high speeds or if recklessly driving. A rollover crash is a crash where a car tips and rolls over, resulting in a total loss of control of the vehicle.  Rollover crashes can have several caus
  • 20 May 2020
    Witnesses Help Catch Hit-And-Run Driver In Surprise
    A quick-thinking witness was able to help police locate a hit-and-run driver in Surprise. Your Valley reports. The crash happened between a vehicle and a golf cart. The witness states that the vehicle hit the golf cart from behind, knocking two elderly women to the ground. One had the cart roll over her. P
  • 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
  • 18 May 2020
    Dog Rescue Transport Crashes, Kills Phoenix Drivers And 14 Dogs
    Two people from Phoenix were killed along with 14 dogs that they were transporting to be adopted in Canada last week.  ABC 15 News in Phoenix reports that the tragic crash happened along Interstate 15 at approximately  6:00 a.m. on Friday, May 15th, when the Ford Econoline box truck the couple had been d
  • 15 May 2020
    Rollover Crash Kills Prescott Teen
    A rollover crash involving a single vehicle earlier this month in Prescott earlier this month tragically ended the life of a 16-year-old girl.  The Daily Courier in Prescot reported on its website that the crash happened at approximately 5:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 2nd, near the intersection of Smoketree L
  • 14 May 2020
    Driver Of A Sedan Obtained Life-Threatening Injuries After An Accident With An 18-Wheeler
    Driving requires careful attention not only to one’s individual maneuvers but also the actions of other drivers on the road. However, from time to time, large vehicles like 18-wheelers can cause intimidation to drivers. Accidents with such vehicles can cause serious injuries. A morning crash in Phoenix i
  • 13 May 2020
    A Bicyclist Was Killed In A Traffic Accident At Night
    When walking or riding a bicycle at night, wearing appropriate gear can often be the difference between life and death. Drivers often have trouble seeing pedestrians and bicyliclists at night. As such, it is best to wear bright colored clothing or reflective gear. The Phoenix Police Department released the
  • 12 May 2020
    A Good Samaritan Was Killed After Trying To Render Aid In A Car Accident
    Police in Tempe have identified a man who they say was shot and killed after he attempted to render aid to victims of a car crash on Friday. According to the report appearing on the AZ Family website, a spokesperson for the Tempe Poice Department has identified the victim as 22-year old Joseph DeLegge.
  • 11 May 2020
    A Man Was Killed At A Circle K During An Argument
    An incident on Saturday night has resulted in one man being struck by a vehicle at a south side Circle K convenience store in Tucson. The Tucson Police Department is now investigating that incident as a homicide. According to KGUN Channel 9 in Tucson,  police received a call on Saturday, May 9th, at appro
  • 08 May 2020
    A Bicyclist Was Killed In A Fatal Crash With A Toyota Corolla
    More people today have realized that it’s essential to stay as physically fit as possible.  One of the most popular ways people are doing this is by riding to their destinations by bicycle rather than by car. Not only is it a healthy habit, but many have found that the change in transportation saves them m
  • 07 May 2020
    Officers Responding To An Emergency Call Crash In A Helicopter
    ABC 15 in Phoenix reports that one person was killed and another person is critically injured when a Houston Police Department helicopter crashed into an apartment complex clubhouse in North Houston over the weekend. According to a statement given by Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo, the crash happened jus
  • 06 May 2020
    Authorities Believe Speed Was A Factor In A Two-Car Rollover Crash
    Two Victorville teens were critically injured in a rollover crash that happened along Interstate 15 in the area of the Cajon Pass last month. Victor Valley News reported that the accident happened on Thursday, April 16th, at approximately 5:15 a.m. in the northbound lanes of I-15 near Oak Hill Road. Acc
  • 06 May 2020
    A Good Samaritan Saves A Young Boy With Down’s Syndrome
    A Good Samaritan bicyclist recently saved the life of a boy with special needs in Gilbert earlier this week.  His family is grateful that the quick thinking of a complete stranger helped avert what could likely have been a tragedy. ABC 15 in Phoenix reports that 11-year-old  Rowan Brown, who has Down’s
  • 05 May 2020
    A Person Dies When An Armored Vehicle Turns Over In A Crash
    When traveling, it is exceedingly important to be wary of surroundings: adhere to speed limits and traffic signs. No matter how safe a vehicle itself may be, if care is not taken to avoid hazards on the road, an accident may occur. Firefighters from both Phoenix and Tempe were called to a crash involving a
  • 04 May 2020
    A Woman Threatens Law Enforcement With A Knife
    More often, the public is made aware of crimes involving guns, and it is less frequent to hear about crimes involving other weapons. A knife-wielding woman from California was arrested after she came close to striking the cruiser of an Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS) trooper on Friday. AZ Central
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