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Phoenix, AZ – Pedestrians Killed in Chain-Reaction Crash on McDowell Road

Phoenix, AZ (June 18, 2019) – Police confirmed that two pedestrians were killed in a chain-reaction crash involving a wide array of vehicles that took place at 52nd Street and McDowell Road. The accident took place last night, June 17th, according to Phoenix Police. Officers responded to the scene of the crash around 8:30 p.m. when they were headed to an unrelated crash in the area. They found that a Toyota Camry had been headed east on McDowell and turned [...]

What To Do If Your Child Is Bitten By A Dog In Phoenix

The summer season is upon us, and with children out of school, visiting friends, and out playing, there are certain dangers that they’re exposed to more so than when they’re in the classroom. While it may not be the first thing to cross your mind, one risk that you should be aware of is dog bites. Children are not only more likely to be bitten by dogs, but they’re also more likely to receive more severe injuries due to their [...]

5 Tips For Defensive Driving In Phoenix

Some states offer defensive driving courses that you can attend voluntarily, where instructors will teach you techniques to improve your driving skills, help you be safer on the roads, and take points off of your license. Unfortunately, Arizona is not one of those states. Instead, defensive driving courses are court mandated in some cases where a driver has committed certain driving infractions. However, you can still take advantage of some of the tips they offer in those courses and take [...]

Phoenix, AZ – Public Safety Vehicle Involved in Auto Accident on Interstate 10

Phoenix, AZ (June 17, 2019) – On Monday morning, an Arizona Department of Public Safety vehicle was involved in an auto accident just before noon in Casa Grande. The SUV patrol vehicle, driven by an Arizona trooper, rolled over on Interstate 10 eastbound at the Interstate 8 onramp west in Casa Grande, located southeast of Phoenix. According to a DPS spokesman, the accident happened at 11:34 a.m. The trooper was transported to Banner Casa Grande Medical Center, where he was [...]

Chandler, AZ – Cyclist Injured After Being Struck by Vehicle Near Ray Road

Chandler, AZ (June 17, 2019) – A cyclist was injured on Monday morning, June 17th, when he was hit by a car. The man was struck by the vehicle while he was riding his bicycle near Ray Road and Cooper Road, just around 5:00 a.m. Authorities say that the 57-year-old cyclist was transported to the local hospital with life-threatening injuries. The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene after the auto accident. Officials say that the driver showed no signs [...]

Flagstaff, AZ – One Dead After Fatal Auto Accident in Baderville

Flagstaff, AZ (June 17, 2019) – On June 16th, a fatal auto accident occurred in Baderville, north of Flagstaff, at 1:27 p.m. The auto accident occurred on Highway 180, west of Snowbowl Road, when a silver Ford vehicle left the road, collided with a tree, and overturned. No other vehicles were involved in the accident. Summit and Flagstaff authorities arrived on the scene shortly after the auto accident occurred, where they freed the three people trapped inside the vehicle. All three [...]

Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents in Phoenix

There’s nothing like getting on your motorcycle and heading out on the open road. And though riding these high-powered bikes is a thrilling experience, it can also be dangerous. In fact, motorcycle accidents are generally more severe and are more likely to cause injuries than car collisions. By being aware of the most common causes of motorcycle accidents, you can take the steps to protect yourself and your loved ones and prevent a motorcycle crash from happening. Awareness and education [...]

Tucson, AZ – Vehicle Collides with Home Near North La Cholla Boulevard

Tucson, AZ (June 17, 2019) – On June 15th, a vehicle crashed into a home near North La Cholla Boulevard and West Shaffer Place, just before 5:00 a.m. According to officials, the driver, Jose Diaz-Delacruz, 18, was driving under the influence when he crashed into the home. Diaz-Delacruz’s vehicle went airborne and hit the front of the structure, damaging the wall above and adjacent to the front door. No injuries were sustained in the incident, but Diaz-Delacruz was arrested for criminal damage, DUI, [...]

Tucson, AZ – Man Killed in Train Accident Near North San Pedro Street

Tucson, AZ (June 17, 2019) – On June 17th, a man was killed after his vehicle was rear-ended struck by a train on Monday morning. The accident occurred in Benson, east-southeast of Tucson, near North San Pedro Street. According to authorities, it appears that the 24-year-old victim saw the approaching train but remained in its path as it approached his vehicle, causing the fatal auto accident. The deadly collision happened just before 10:00 a.m. Benson detectives and Union Pacific officials are [...]

Mesa, AZ – Police Officer Injured in Auto Accident on Main Street

Mesa, AZ (June 17, 2019) – On June 16th, a Mesa police officer was injured after his patrol vehicle was rear-ended in an auto accident early Sunday morning, just before 2:24 a.m. The accident occurred when a drunk driver collided with the officer’s police vehicle. The police vehicle was stopped at a red light on Main Street at Gilbert Road. According to authorities, Hamilton Ruiz, 31, was traveling eastbound and failed to stop at the light. Authorities determined Ruiz was impaired [...]