Zanes Law In The News

  • 23 Aug 2019
    Driver Flees DUI Scenes Twice With Children In Car According To Police
    A Phoenix woman is facing three felony charges and two misdemeanor charges after she fled the scene of two DUI crashes while her two children were in the vehicle with her. ABC 15 in Phoenix reports that the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office filed the charges against Mariza Cervantes Madrid, 33, on Monday
  • 22 Aug 2019
    Fatal Crash In Phoenix Neighborhood Near Thomas Road
    A crash at an intersection in a mostly residential neighborhood last week has left one person dead and one other person injured. ABC 15 in Phoenix on their website that the accident happened on the morning of Thursday, August 15th occurred at approximately 9:00 a.m. at the intersection of 19th Avenue and T
  • 21 Aug 2019
    Car Repair Trip Leads To DUI Arrest
    For those who are parents, it is an accepted fact that there are few limits to the kind of risks that they are willing to take when comes to their child is in trouble. Such a bond that exists between a parent and child and the determination to help wherever possible can extend long after a child becomes an ad
  • 20 Aug 2019
    Relatives Of Slain Victim Sue Fire Department For Negligence After Engine Accident
    AZ Family reports that the relative of a family that was killed in a crash with a Phoenix Fire Department fire engine in April of this year has filed a $25 million lawsuit for negligence against the city of Phoenix. Court records indicate that the suit was filed by the surviving family members of Kenneth "
  • 16 Aug 2019
    Competency Issues Still Undecided In Teen Bus Slaying Due To Disabilities
    The driver who is waiting to be tried in a case of second-degree murder after he struck and killed a 15-year-old student getting off a school bus Kayenta in 2017 is still waiting for officials to decide whether he is competent enough to be put on trial. The Navajo Times reports that Peter Lee Charley was c
  • 15 Aug 2019
    Driver Arrested For Fatal Crash, Aggravated Assault
    Scottsdale Police recently released a statement saying that they have arrested a driver who was involved in a two-vehicle collision earlier this month that left one person dead. The Scottsdale Independent reports that police have arrested Ramon Angel Carrasco, 22, for his role in a crash that happened on S
  • 14 Aug 2019
    Car Catches Fire Driving Down Loop 202
    An accident can be terrifying to survivors. For one Phoenix man and his friends who survived after the vehicle they were riding in caught fire and explosion, theirs was a particularly harrowing experience, The AZ Family reports that on Saturday, August 10th, Jesus Galaviz and his friends were heading back
  • 13 Aug 2019
    Man Crashes Vehicle Into Pawn Shop, Driver Arrested
    When looking at the aftermath of some crashes, it can almost seem miraculous that anyone walked away alive, let alone with non-life-threatening injuries. That’s what happened in a crash that occurred at a Phoenix pawn shop on Sunday, August 4th. The AZ Family reported on its website that one man was arre
  • 12 Aug 2019
    Couple Attacked By What Appeared To Be Car Accident Victims
    A frightening situation in Gray Mountain when a couple from Arkansas stopped to assist someone whom they thought had been in an accident; only to be attacked by the man who was wielding a knife. ABC 15 in Phoenix reports that on Monday, August 5th, at approximately 1:00 p.m. the couple had been traveling s
  • 09 Aug 2019
    Homeless Woman Steals Ambulance, Crashes Into Fence
    FOX 10 in Phoenix reports that a homeless woman who stole and crashed an ambulance downtown has been arrested. A spokesperson for the Phoenix Police Department said that approximately 2:30 a.m. on Wednesday, August 7th, Kimberly Vasich, 29, stole an ambulance from a Phoenix Fire Station located at after ha
  • 08 Aug 2019
    Garbage Truck Crash In Oro Valley Due To Red Light Running
    Charges are pending against the driver of a garbage truck after a deadly crash that happened in Oro Valley on Monday morning. Tucson.com reported on their website that at approximately 11:15 a.m. on Monday, August 5th, the garbage truck driver was heading eastbound on Tangerine Road when he ran a red light
  • 07 Aug 2019
    Accident In Tolleson Kills Young Girl
    Nothing in the world can be as painful as when we lose a loved one in an accident. When the loved one who is lost is a child, there is possibly no greater pain in the world. When the person responsible for such a tragedy leaves the scene of an accident when someone is severely injured or worse, such callousne
  • 06 Aug 2019
    Wrong-Way Crash On The Loop 101 Kills Driver
    According to a report issued by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), the majority of wrong-way crashes end in fatality. Approximately 360 people die each year in wrong-way crashes on our nation’s roadways with 60% of those fatal accidents involving alcohol or drug impairment. The AZ Family re
  • 05 Aug 2019
    Semi Runs Red Light On I-270, Kills Driver
    A long-haul truck driver was recently indicted on charges of vehicular homicide after a fatal crash in Hilliard, Ohio that happened earlier this year in Ohio. NBC4i.com recently reported on its website the fatal a crash that happened on March 27th just before 3:30 p.m. when a semi driven by Bakhadir Kuziko
  • 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
  • 01 Aug 2019
    Explosion At Oil Refinery Injures 37 People.
    An explosion and fire at an ExxonMobil plant in Baytown have left at least 37 people injured. KTLA News Channel 5 reports that the industrial accident happened at ExxonMobil’s Baytown Olefins plant at approximately 11:07 a.m. on Wednesday, July 31st.  Residents near the plant were advised to shelter in
  • 31 Jul 2019
    Driver Caught Using Mannequin As HOV Passenger
    ABC 15 News in Phoenix reports that a Department of Public Safety (DPS) trooper caught a driver using the HOV lane on U. S. Highway 60 with a mannequin rather than a second passenger.  The trooper, who was a recent graduate of a law enforcement academy and was doing field training spotted the driver with
  • 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
  • 26 Jul 2019
    Doctors Call Boy’s Recovery From Crash A Miracle
    A 13-year-old Glendale boy is grateful to be alive after he was hit by the driver of a box truck in May. The driver of the truck then left the scene of the crash, leaving the minor with multiple skull fractures and in extremely critical condition.  ABC 15 in Phoenix reports that Adrian Coronel, 13, was sk
  • 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
  • 23 Jul 2019
    Garbage Truck And Car Collide In Intersection, Teen Killed
    A 14-year-old girl was killed in a collision involving a passenger vehicle and a garbage truck on Sunday, July 21st. The AZ Family website reports that Ella Thomas, 14, died in a crash that happened in the intersection of 51st Avenue and Thunderbird Road at approximately 4:40 a.m. A spokesperson for the P
  • 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
  • 19 Jul 2019
    Children Remarkably Injured After Van Crash
    A driver who crashed his car into a van filled with children but wished to stay out of trouble for smoking marijuana earlier in the day has been arrested for impairment. He is also facing multiple counts of child abuse-recklessness. NBC News Channel 12 in Phoenix reports that Phoenix Police officers have a
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