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Tucson, AZ – Intersection Closed After Auto Accident Involving Pedestrian at North Treat Avenue

Tucson, AZ (June 24, 2019) – A serious auto accident closed the intersection of East Glenn Street and North Treat Avenue on Saturday evening, June 22nd. The crash involved a pedestrian and shut down the intersection just before 12:00 a.m. It re-opened around 3:02 a.m. Officials asked that drivers in the area use a separate route while the auto accident was investigated. Information about those involved, as well as the condition of the pedestrian, has not been released. Our thoughts are [...]

Phoenix, AZ – Wrong-Way Driver Arrested After Auto Accident Near Kingman

Phoenix, AZ (June 24, 2019) – A wrong-way driver crashed into a tanker truck overnight, causing a serious auto accident near Kingman. According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, the crash occurred along US-93 near milepost 109, between Kingman and Wikieup. Per officials at the scene, the wrong-way driver was traveling southbound in the northbound lanes when it met the tanker truck. The tanker swerved, but the wrong-way vehicle collided with the back of the tanker. No major injuries were reported, but [...]

How to Drive Safely Near Trucks in Phoenix

From highways to residential streets, safe, defensive driving is key. But tips for defensive driving often leave out best practices for driving near large trucks. Collisions involving these oversized trucks and smaller passenger vehicles can have tragic consequences, so it’s important to be prepared. If you’ve been injured in an auto accident in Arizona, contact the Phoenix auto accident attorneys at the Escamilla Law Group, PLLC – our team of auto accident lawyers is here to help. While not all [...]

Flagstaff, AZ – One Dead and One Critically Injured in Auto Accident Near Paulden

Flagstaff, AZ (June 24, 2019) – On Saturday, June 22rdnd, an auto accident killed one person and injured another on State Route 89 just outside of Paulden. According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS), troopers responded to the head-on collision near milepost 340 around 4:00 p.m. near Drake. One of the vehicles, operated by a male driver, was traveling southbound and passed in a no-passing zone, colliding head-on with the other driver in the northbound lane. The male driver was [...]

Phoenix, AZ – Three People Injured in Auto Accident Near 47th Avenue

Phoenix, AZ (June 24, 2019) – On Sunday night, June 23rd, an auto accident in West Phoenix injured three people. According to the Phoenix Fire Department, the two-car crash occurred around 9:15 p.m. near Thomas Road and 47th Avenue. Officials were on the scene and investigating the cause of the crash. The conditions of the victims are not known at this time. Our thoughts are with the victims and their families, and we hope for a quick recovery for all involved.   Auto [...]

Phoenix, AZ – Auto Accident Blocks Right Lane of L-202 Eastbound

Phoenix, AZ (June 24, 2019) – An auto accident on Monday, June 24th, blocked the right lane of L-202 eastbound near Alma School Road. The accident occurred around 8:44 a.m. and appeared to involve at least two vehicles. Traffic was backed up in the area until all lanes re-opened around 9:21 a.m., though there was residual slow traffic from the wreck. Officials were on the scene but information about the cause of the auto accident, as well as the drivers and [...]

Phoenix, AZ – Auto Accident Causes Delays on I-17 Southbound

Phoenix, AZ (June 23, 2019) – Traffic delays backed up Interstate 17 southbound near Black Canyon City after an auto accident on Sunday, June 23rd. The accident occurred around 7:00 p.m. at milepost 241, causing a severe traffic jam extending several miles. Traffic began moving normally again around 7:53 p.m. Officials were on the scene, but information about the cause of the auto accident, as well as the drivers and their conditions, have not been released at this time.  Our thoughts are [...]

Phoenix, AZ – Pedestrian Hit in Auto Accident at 16th Street

Phoenix, AZ (June 23, 2019) – A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle in an auto accident that occurred near 16th Street and East Thomas Road on Saturday, June 22nd. Officials were on the scene around 11:20 a.m. and discovered the man lying in the roadway. According to Sgt. Vince Lewis, a Phoenix police spokesman, the man was transported to the hospital in critical condition. The driver remained at the scene after the pedestrian was transported. Neither impairment nor excessive speed [...]

Chandler, AZ – Auto Accident Fire Closes Lane at I-10 Westbound

Chandler, AZ (June 23, 2019) – The right lane of Interstate 10 westbound at Casa Blanca was closed on Sunday night following an auto accident. The accident occurred around 8:20 p.m. and resulted in a vehicle fire at milepost 176. All lanes were re-opened just before 8:40 p.m. The number of vehicles, as well as the drivers’ information and conditions, has not been released at this time. Our thoughts are with those involved in today’s auto accident.   Auto Accidents in Arizona Summer is [...]

Arizona Bans Hand-held Mobile Devices

Starting January 2021 in Arizona, anyone caught with a phone when they are driving will face the potential of hefty citations. Governor Doug Ducey signed into law House Bill 2318 in April 2019, which bans hand-held devices while behind the wheel. If you are texting and driving, you will be pulled over. The bill aims to increase safe driving practices on the road and reduce distracted driving, which is a leading cause of accidents throughout the country. House Bill 2318 [...]