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Gila Bend, AZ – Three Killed in Truck Accident on SR 85 Near Pima St

Gila Bend, AZ (September 25, 2020) – Authorities with the Arizona Department of Public Safety are investigating a deadly crash that happened early Friday morning near Gila Bend. DPS says that the crash occurred just before 9:00 a.m. on the State Route 85, directly south of Gila Bend. The crash involved a semi-truck and a passenger vehicle. The accident resulted in a fire and killed three people. The Arizona Department of Transportation said that State Route 85 was closed in both [...]

1.18 Phoenix, AZ - Man Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash at 48th & Fillmore Sts

Tolleson, AZ – Two Children Killed in Truck Accident on El Mirage Rd

Tolleson, AZ (August 7, 2020) – Two children were killed in a car crash that occurred on Wednesday near Tolleson, just west of Phoenix. Per reports from local officers, the accident occurred after a truck driver allegedly ran a stop sign. Officials with the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Department said that a Chevrolet crashed into a sedan that was carrying a woman and her two children, ages 10 and 12. The accident occurred around 4:20 p.m. near El Mirage Road and [...]

Phoenix, AZ - Injurious Crash Reported on I-17 NB at Camelback Rd

Phoenix, AZ – Fatal Truck Accident Reported on L-202 at 40th St

Phoenix, AZ (July 16, 2020) – Officials with the Arizona Department of Public Safety are investigating a deadly crash that occurred on the Loop 202 in Phoenix on Thursday afternoon. According to initial reports, the crash happened just before 1:15 p.m. on eastbound Loop 202 at 40th Street. DPS says that a large truck was pulled off on the side of the road, just west of the gore point, when it was struck by a minivan. EMTs arrived on the [...]

Mesa, AZ – Child Struck & Killed by Truck at Power Rd & Jensen St

Mesa, AZ (February 3, 2020) – A 6-year-old child died after being hit by a truck in Mesa near the area of Power Road and Jensen Street.  According to Mesa Fire and Medical, the child was standing on the corner of the intersection when a semi-trailer turned the corner. At that point, the back end of the vehicle jumped the curb and struck the child. Paramedics arrived at the scene shortly after the crash occurred and transported the child to [...]

Marana, AZ – UPDATE: Lawrence Sofaly Killed in 3-Vehicle Crash on I-10

Marana, AZ (January 19, 2020) – Officers from the Tucson Police Department said that 74-year-old Lawrence Sofaly from Texas was killed in a serious three-vehicle collision on Interstate 10 on Saturday. Officers say that the accident occurred near the Tangerine Road exit. Two other people were injured and taken to the hospital, and one of those victims remains in serious condition. The Arizona Department of Public Safety said the crash happened at the 230 and 236 exits just after 12:00 [...]

Prescott, AZ – Fatality Reported After Truck Accident on AZ-89

Prescott, AZ (September 29, 2019) – A truck accident on Highway 89 has left one person dead and another person injured. According to officials from the Prescott Fire Department, a truck was driven off the Pioneer Parkway overpass above Highway 89 around 1:45 p.m. on Friday. Witnesses told troopers from the Arizona Department of Public Safety that the truck was being driven erratically when it went through the median and a cable barricade between the intersection’s two bridges. Bart Graves, an AZDPS [...]

Tucson, AZ – Man Struck & Killed by Truck Near E Grant Rd

Tucson, AZ (September 22, 2019) – A Tucson man was killed after he was struck by a truck on Saturday night. According to officers from the Tucson Police Department, the incident occurred around 10:30 p.m. on the roadway near East Grant Road and North Columbus Boulevard. Per information from a department press release, the driver of a 1999 Ford Pickup Truck was traveling eastbound on Grand near Columbus when the pedestrian crossed in front of the pickup truck. Police say that [...]