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What To Do For A Rental Car Accident

Car accidents are always a scary and stressful experience. When they happen while you’re driving a rental car, it can become even more challenging to navigate. Thankfully, if you need rental car accident legal assistance in Phoenix and the surrounding areas, the highly experienced accident attorneys at Escamilla Law Group are ready for you. Advice from Phoenix Car Accident Attorneys In the state of Arizona, the determination of responsibility for a car accident dictates whose insurance pays for damages, injuries, and [...]

3.2 Mesa, AZ - Serious Car Crash Causing Injuries Reported on L-202 at Dobson Rd

Mesa, AZ – Serious Car Crash Causing Injuries Reported on L-202 at Dobson Rd

Mesa, AZ (March 2, 2021) – A serious car accident closed the westbound lanes of the Loop 202 Red Mountain Freeway at Dobson Road in Mesa on Tuesday evening. Per reports from authorities with the Department of Public Safety, the wreck occurred around 10:30 p.m. Officers with the Mesa Police Department received calls of a multi-vehicle crash around that time and arrived at the scene shortly afterward. First responders say that serious injuries were reported and officers closed the highway to [...]

3.2 Mesa, AZ - One Killed in Fatal Pedestrian Accident on US 60 at Dobson Rd

Mesa, AZ – One Killed in Fatal Pedestrian Accident on US 60 at Dobson Rd

Mesa, AZ (March 2, 2021) – A pedestrian has died after being hit by a street sweeper on westbound US 60 near Dobson Road on Tuesday morning. Per a report released by the Arizona Department of Public Safety Sgt. Kameron Lee, the accident happened just after 5:00 a.m. The right lane of the US 60 westbound remained closed as DPS collected evidence at the scene. Officers with the Mesa Police Department were also dispatched, as well as first responders. The [...]

3.1 Mesa, AZ - Multi-Car Crash Causing Injuries Reported on US 60 at Alma School Rd

Mesa, AZ – Multi-Car Crash Causing Injuries Reported on US 60 at Alma School Rd

Mesa, AZ (March 1, 2021) – A multi-car accident on US 60 near Alma School Road resulted in at least one injury on Monday morning, March 1. According to officers from the Mesa Police Department, emergency crews and local authorities were called to the scene near Alma School Road around 7:00 a.m. Authorities say a sedan was traveling westbound on US 60 when it collided with another passenger vehicle in the HOV lane, causing an accident that may have involved [...]

2.26 The Dangers of Fatigue in Truckers

Do Commercial Trucks Have Safety Features?

The number of fatal commercial truck accidents increases every year. And because there is a shortage of truck drivers and limited space to carry cargo, companies impose tight deadlines. As a result, drivers may speed, drive while they are tired, or exceed federal limits on the number of consecutive hours driving. However, some commercial trucking companies have added safety features to lower the risk of crashes. Though these safety features may not completely eliminate the risk of accidents, they go [...]

3.1 Phoenix, AZ - Rear-End Car Accident Causes Injuries on I-10 at 16th St

Phoenix, AZ – Rear-End Car Accident Causes Injuries on I-10 at 16th St

Phoenix, AZ (March 1, 2021) – A crash involving at least two vehicles shut down the right westbound lanes of Interstate 10 near 16th Street in the greater Phoenix area on Monday morning, resulting in injuries. According to local officers and fire rescue units, the accident happened just after 6:30 a.m. in the right lanes of the interstate. The Arizona Department of Public Safety said that it appears that a box truck collided with at least one other vehicle in [...]

3.1 Phoenix, AZ - Injuries Reported in Serious Car Crash on SR 51 at Bell Rd

Phoenix, AZ – Injuries Reported in Serious Car Crash on SR 51 at Bell Rd

Phoenix, AZ (March 1, 2021) – The southbound lanes of State Route 51 at Bell Road were closed for a serious overnight crash on Sunday, February 28, according to officials with the Arizona Department of Transportation. Officers with the Phoenix Police Department were dispatched to the area of SR 51 near the Bell Road exit around 12:30 a.m. The highway was closed for nearly seven hours as first responders worked to treat injured victims and police conducted the on-scene portion [...]

3.1 Tucson, AZ - Two-Car Crash Causes Injuries at N Stone Ave & E Glenn St

Tucson, AZ – Two-Car Crash Causes Injuries at N Stone Ave & E Glenn St

Tucson, AZ (March 1, 2021) – A serious crash left at least one person injured on Saturday evening in Tucson. Troopers with the Arizona Department of Public Safety said that the accident took place at the intersection of North Stone Avenue and East Glenn Street around 7:00 p.m. Officers from the Tucson Police Department stated that the area was shut down while they investigated and cleared the scene. It’s unclear how the crash occurred at this time, though police say that [...]

1.15 Do Seatbelt Laws Apply to Truckers in Arizona?

Do Seatbelt Laws Apply to Truckers in Arizona?

Wearing a seatbelt is one of the most important things you can do as a driver or passenger. According to the CDC, seatbelts help reduce accident injury rates across the country by nearly 50%. Though it may seem intuitive, it’s important to know all seatbelt laws, especially since Arizona seatbelt laws are often enforced and categorized differently from other states. Furthermore, it’s important for truckers and those who drive near commercial trucks on a regular basis to understand specific [...]

3.1 Tucson, AZ - Victim Hit & Seriously Injured in Pedestrian Accident on 22nd St at 3rd Ave

Tucson, AZ – Victim Hit & Seriously Injured in Pedestrian Accident on 22nd St at 3rd Ave

Tucson, AZ (March 1, 2021) – Eastbound 22nd Street was shut down after a pedestrian was hit and seriously injured by a vehicle on Monday morning, March 1. According to reports from officers with the Tucson Police Department, the accident occurred on 22nd Street between 3rd and 4th Avenues. Officers were dispatched to the area around 10:00 a.m., along with first responders who transported the victim to an area medical center in serious condition. Details about their identity and the [...]