Zanes Law In The News

  • 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
  • 18 Feb 2020
    Driver Wanted By U.S. Marshalls Was Captured And Charged With Endangerment And Aggravated Assault
    Deputies from the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office have arrested a man who was wanted by U.S. Marshalls after he crashed his car into the garage door of a home in Fountain Hills. According to the ABC 15 website, Rosario Vega, 37, was spotted speeding near the intersection of Palisades Boulevard and Shea Bo
  • 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
  • 14 Feb 2020
    Ford Recalls Vehicles Due To Defects In Suspension System
    On Thursday, February 13th, Ford Motor Company announced that it is recalling more than 240,000 cars and SUVs for defects in the suspension system. Fox 10 News in Phoenix reports that the Ford vehicles under recall include the company’s Flex, Lincoln MKT, Taurus SHO, and Taurus police cruisers for model
  • 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
  • 06 Feb 2020
    Collision Leaves A Man Critically Injured And Infant Unharmed
    A two-vehicle collision in Phoenix on Tuesday, February 4th, left a 57-year-old man injured while the four-month-old infant in the car with him was unhurt in the crash. According to the report appearing on the AZ Family website, the crash happened at approximately 6:30 p.m. at the intersection of 83rd Aven
  • 05 Feb 2020
    Puppies Saved From Truck In Gas Pump Crash
    Unlike wild animals and humans, our pets depend on us to take care of them. It is a reasonable expectation that when an animal is in our care, we will do everything to protect them and keep them from harm. But that didn’t happen when the driver of a pickup truck crashed into a gas pump at a convenience s
  • 04 Feb 2020
    Phoenix City Developing Plan To Curb Traffic Fatalities
    On Tuesday, January 28th, the Mayor’s Office in Phoenix held a work-study session to determine whether the city will reactivate red light cameras.  The cameras were deactivated for a little over a month ago. ABC 15 in Phoenix reported that the office of Mayor Kate Gallego released a statement that the w
  • 03 Feb 2020
    Officers Receive Grant To Monitor Eight Dangerous Intersections More Closely
    Thanks to a grant, law enforcement officers in Tucson now have a new tool to help them identify and cite bad drivers at some of the city’s most accident-prone intersections. The program will focus on eight city intersections that have the highest rate of accidents According to a story appearing on the Tu
  • 31 Jan 2020
    Car Crash Collides With Bus Stop, Dragging It Down The Road
    At least four people were recently sent to the hospital after a motorist jumped a curb and took out the bus stop where they were waiting for a bus. The AZ Family reports that Phoenix Police Department investigators have determined that the incident involved two vehicles. One of the cars was forced by the o
  • 30 Jan 2020
    Mock Accident Held To Raise Drunk And Distracted Driving Awareness
    Drunk and distracted driving is a problem in every state in the country. Because of this, first responders held a mock crash scene on Thursday on the grounds of the Arizona State Capitol to raise public awareness. KTAR reports that the mock crash that the mock crash was sponsored by the Governor’s Office
  • 29 Jan 2020
    Investigators Blame Fire Truck Speeding For Fatal Crash
    Phoenix Police Department investigators have determined that the driver of a fire engine was going nearly 30 miles per hour over the speed limit when it crashed into a pickup truck that killed a family of three. KVOA in Tucson reports that the fire department was responding to a fire that had been reported
  • 28 Jan 2020
    Road Rage Incident In Mesa Ends In Shooting, One In Critical Condition
    Motorists who act out in anger behind the wheel are unfortunately on the increase across Arizona and the rest of the United States. Some drivers, if they are angry enough, might even decide to take their frustrations to such a degree that someone ends up being either severely hurt or even killed. According
  • 27 Jan 2020
    Mother And Son Injured By Alleged Drunk Driver In Pedestrian Accident
    The leading cause of accidents which result in either severe injury or death in the United States can be blamed on those who choose to drive while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. A Phoenix mother and her 8-year-old son were injured while they were crossing the street in a marked crosswalk in Phoenix
  • 24 Jan 2020
    Woman Killed Attempting To Save Injured Dog In Intersection
    A family is having to face the unthinkable tragedy of losing a second loved one less than two years after losing the first in a hit-and-run crash. ABC 15 in Phoenix reports that two sisters were killed within 20 months and within a little over two miles from each other. The fatal crash happened on Tuesd
  • 23 Jan 2020
    Bill Introduced To Make Food Tampering For Internet Attention A Crime
    A bill has been introduced in the Arizona Legislature that makes it a crime for anyone who would tamper with food for internet attention a crime. A few months ago, a viral video showing a young woman removing the lid on a quart of Blue Bell ice cream, licking it, and then returning it to the store’s free
  • 22 Jan 2020
    Tuscon Crash Has Turned Into Homicide Investigation
    Over the weekend, motorists along Interstate 10 near Tangerine had to wait for nearly nine hours after a crash that left a man from Texas dead.  Authorities have now said what investigators believed to be an impairment accident has now turned into a homicide investigation. Station KOLD in Tucson reports t
  • 21 Jan 2020
    Rollover Crash In Tucson Kills Two
    A rollover crash is possibly the most terrifying and severe type of accident that anyone can be involved in.  When it happens, there is a complete loss of control. The resulting injuries are more often than not severe or even fatal, even when restrained. Items inside the vehicle can be thrown with enough for
  • 20 Jan 2020
    Police Ask Public To Find Fatal Road Rage Perpetrator
    Almost every state in the country has reported a marked increase in the number of road rage in recent years. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), more than 60% of drivers report either having either witnessed or been targeted by another driver who was driving aggressively.
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