Zanes Law In The News

  • 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
  • 01 May 2020
    A Driver Caused A DUI Crash, Injuring Two Police Officers
    An incident in Phoenix on Sunday night involving a motorist suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol has left two police officers injured. AZ Central reports that the crash happened at the intersection of McDowell Road and 45th Avenue on Sunday, April, 26th at approximately 10:30 p.m. Phoenix
  • 30 Apr 2020
    A Pedestrian Struck By A Vehicle Lost Their Life To Their Injuries
    A woman who was struck in a vehicle-pedestrian accident earlier this month has died on Monday morning. KOLD in Tucson reports that the crash happened on the south side of the city at the intersection of South 6th Avenue and West Veterans Boulevard on April 14th. Tucson Police investigators say that the
  • 29 Apr 2020
    A Family Who Died In A Plane Crash Were Identified Last Friday
    Nevada authorities have determined that three people who were killed in a plane crash that happened in the northeast portion of the state were Arizona residents. There are ongoing investigations to identify the precise cause of the crash, but authorities have yet to come to any conclusion. ABC 15 in Phoeni
  • 28 Apr 2020
    A Mother Gives Birth To A Daughter During An Accident
    When you’re in an accident, it is easy to get confused and disoriented in the aftermath. For one woman who gave birth during an accident and was unable to find her newborn baby afterward, the sense of panic must have been unimaginable. Fox 10 in Phoenix reported that on Monday, April 13th, Crystan Graham
  • 27 Apr 2020
    A Motorcyclist Was Killed In A Head-On DUI Collision
    On Wednesday, a female motorcyclist was killed in a  head-on collision with a DUI driver that reportedly had a blood-alcohol level of more than twice the legal limit. Channel 12 News in Phoenix reports that 23-year-old Martez Lyle Begay was driving his 2016 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck southbound on 2
  • 23 Apr 2020
    The Federal Aviation Administration Reveal What Happened In A Plane Crash 2 Years Ago
    Investigators with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)  and the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recently released their findings regarding a fatal plane crash that happened two years ago near the TPC Scottsdale golf course claiming the lives of six people. ABC 15 in Phoenix reports that,
  • 22 Apr 2020
    Speeding Is A Likely Cause In A Fatal Accident That Occurred Near Thunderbird Road
    Whether someone is running late or has a general disregard for the law, speeding can be dangerous and deadly to both the driver and others who share the road.  The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHSA) estimates that there are thousands of deaths on U.S. highways that are attributed to speedi
  • 21 Apr 2020
    A Driver Dies When Their Vehicle Was Set Ablaze In A Collision After A Police Chase
    If you’re driving and see the flashing lights of a law enforcement vehicle in your rearview mirror, it’s always a good idea to pull over. In a matter of fact, several states have specific laws dictating the proper road actions drivers must take when a police officer or emergency vehicle approaches. While
  • 20 Apr 2020
    A Hit-And-Run Accident Resulted In The Tragic Loss Of An Infant
    For expecting parents, there is often nothing more exciting than the prospect of having a little one to rear. However, for many, tragedy can occur at any given time. Such was the case for a young mother in a car accident earlier this month.  An infant daughter who was born prematurely after her mother was
  • 17 Apr 2020
    A Child Was Put In Danger In A DUI Crash
    A Phoenix woman is facing charges of aggravated DUI and child endangerment after she crashed her vehicle into a fence while her daughter, who was in a broken car seat, was in the vehicle with her. Fox 13 reported on its website that the incident happened on Monday, April 13th, when Sussan Lira, 33, of Phoe
  • 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
  • 15 Apr 2020
    Miraculously, No One Was Hurt In A Head-On Collision Involving Three Vehicles.
    Head-on collisions are among the most serious accidents any driver can be involved in. According to crash statistics issued by the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), there are tens of thousands of head-on collisions each year that lead to severe injury or death.   Because of t
  • 14 Apr 2020
    Over 250 Spectators Gathered Around A Street Race Despite COVID-19 Concerns
    Despite calls by officials for everyone to stay at home and practice social distancing during the current Coronavirus pandemic, Phoenix Police were called to a street racing incident in West Phoenix, where more than 250 spectators had gathered. The Daily Independent’s Chris Caraveo reported that the inci
  • 13 Apr 2020
    The DPS Awards Arizona With $30,000 To Combat Street Racing
    The problem of street racing on our streets and roadways continues to be a problem for law enforcement agencies across the state of Arizona.  In December of 2019, the Arizona Department of Public Safety (AZDPS) was awarded some $601K  by the Governor's Office of Highway Safety (GOHS). Of those funds, $244,2
  • 10 Apr 2020
    Amid Road Changes Due To The COVID-19 Pandemic, Two Died In Separate Accidents
    Despite far fewer vehicles being on the road during the current Coronavirus crisis, accidents can still happen as the open road become a temptation for a myriad of traffic violations. Phoenix Police are investigating two separate fatal car crashes that occurred this Wednesday. According to a report appeari
  • 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
  • 08 Apr 2020
    A Young Girl Is In Critical Condition After A Pool Accident At Her Home
    Nothing can be more terrifying to a parent than when their child is injured in an accident. Toddlers are exceptionally quick and can get themselves into trouble in what might seem like the blink of an eye. A moment of inattention can quickly turn into a tragedy.   Sadly, it would appear that inattention
  • 07 Apr 2020
    Two People Were Killed After A Car Sped Through A Red Light
    Distracted driving can be deadly, for drivers may momentarily forget where they are, becoming unaware of traffic signals or road signs. It is the responsibility of the driver to remain as alert as possible when driving. Two people were killed in a traffic accident in Glendale late Sunday night. Details sur
  • 06 Apr 2020
    Accidents in Phoenix, Arizona Decreased By 75% Since The Onset Of The COVID-19 Pandemic
    While the country grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic, the morning commute along Phoenix’s streets and freeways isn’t what it used to be. Many who would typically be on the streets on their way to their job are now working from home.  According to a recent report appearing on the Fox 10 website, there
  • 03 Apr 2020
    A Cardiologist Is Moved To Tears At This Police Officer’s Heart-Warming Gesture
    A Massachusetts cardiologist who often commutes from her home states to Minnesota every month to help out during the COVID-19 crisis was not surprised when she saw the red and blue lights of a Minnesota State trooper in her rearview mirror. Fox 18 in Phoenix reports that Dr. Sarosh Ashraf Janjua pulled ove
  • 02 Apr 2020
    A Pedestrian Was Struck And Killed By A Garbage Truck
    When traveling on foot, it is always advisable to wear bright-colored clothing or a reflective vest so that drivers in vehicles can see you. This practice is especially important when walking or sitting on the roadside at night.  Police in Scottsdale are investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian
  • 01 Apr 2020
    A Community Mourns The Loss Of A Police Officer Responding To A Domestic Violence Incident
    A domestic violence incident in Phoenix on Sunday has left one police officer dead and two additional officers injured. ABC 15 in Phoenix reports that Phoenix Police Commander Greg Carnicle was shot and killed during the incident that took place in a North Valley neighborhood located near 43rd Avenue and P
  • 31 Mar 2020
    Students Hold A House Party Celebrating Graduation Amid The Corvid-19 Pandemic
    Tuscon city leaders may be changing policy because of a house party that was hosted by a group of University of Arizona students during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Ward 6 Councilman, Steve Kozachik told ABC 15 in Phoenix that after a series of complaints, that the house party will most likely promp
  • 30 Mar 2020
    Three Children Are In Critical Condition After A Roll Over Crash
    A dangerous rollover crash occurred in Chandler, Arizona on Sunday mornining. The vehicled carried seven of the passengers, five of whom were children. ABC 15 in Phoenix reports that the crash happened near Val Vista Drive and Hunt Highway on Sunday, March 29th, just after 5:00 a.m. where a van flipped ove
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