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Tag - Hit-and-Run Wrecks in Arizona

2.16 Tucson, AZ - Michael Ortiz Killed in Pedestrian Accident at W Ajo Way

Tempe, AZ – Injuries Reported & Arrest Made in Hit-and-Run Wreck at Mill Ave

Tempe, AZ (June 21, 2020) – A man is facing charges in connection to a hit-and-run crash that occurred on Saturday. According to officers with the Tempe Police Department, the incident occurred near Mill Avenue and Hermosa Drive around 9:00 p.m. Officers spotted a vehicle they believed to be involved in the crash while responding to a hit-and-run accident reported in the area. They tried to stop the vehicle, but it continued to flee the scene. The vehicle eventually stopped on [...]

Mesa, AZ - Officers Investigating Injury Crash on US 60 at Stapley Dr

Steps to Take After a Hit-and-Run Wreck in Arizona

Also referred to as a hit-skip collision, a hit-and-run occurs when at least one of the parties involved in a crash flees the scene. Hit-and-run collisions involving fatalities are also up, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. In fact, there were an estimated 737,100 hit-and-run crashes nationwide in 2015 alone, meaning that a hit-and-run crash happens somewhere in the country every 43 seconds. Though you can’t always avoid these accidents, knowing what to do after hit-and-run collisions can help [...]

Phoenix, AZ - Injuries Reported in Two-Car Crash on I-10 at 27th Ave

Phoenix, AZ – Teenage Girl Identified as Hit-and-Run Victim on I-10 at Watson

Phoenix, AZ (June 14, 2020) – Officers from the Phoenix Police Department have identified a 16-year-old found dead on Interstate 10 in late May. Per reports from authorities, police found the body of the 16-year-old in the median of the freeway near Watson Road on May 22. Spokeswoman Donna Rossi said that the teenager had been listed as a missing or runaway juvenile by the Mesa Police Department since December. Rossi said police believe the teenage girl was the victim of a [...]

1.9 Phoenix, AZ - Car Accident Causes Injuries on I-10 at 16th St

Buckeye, AZ – Woman Struck & Killed in Hit-and-Run on I-10

Buckeye, AZ (May 27, 2020) – Investigators believe a deceased person found on Interstate 10 in Buckeye was a woman who was hit and killed by a vehicle. According to Donna Rossi, a spokeswoman with the Buckeye Police Department, the body of an African-American woman was found in the median of the freeway near Watson Road last Friday afternoon. An autopsy performed by the Maricopa County Medical Examiner’s Office found that she died from a high-velocity impact, meaning she was [...]

Tempe, AZ – Woman Dead & Man Injured After Hit-and-Run Wreck at University Dr

Tempe, AZ (February 16, 2020) – A 42-year-old woman has died and another man was injured on Sunday morning after they were hit by a car in Tempe while crossing the road. Officers from the Tempe Police Department said that the man and woman were crossing the road around 2:30 a.m. in the area of University Drive and College Avenue. Tempe Police Department spokesperson Det. Natalie Barela said that a car driving westbound on University Drive struck the two pedestrians [...]

Phoenix, AZ – Woman Struck & Seriously Injured in Hit-and-Run at Indian School Rd

Phoenix, AZ (November 19, 2019) – Police are looking for a driver who hit a woman and left her in the middle of a Phoenix street with serious injuries on Tuesday. According to officers from the Phoenix Police Department, the woman is now in the hospital in critical condition. Fire rescue units arrived at the scene shortly after the hit-and-run crash happened, around 7:20 p.m. The woman was hit and left in the area of Indian School Road and 81st [...]

Chandler, AZ – UPDATE: Father & Son Killed in Hit-and-Run Wreck at Alma School Rd

Chandler, AZ (October 23, 2019) – Chandler police are still looking for a hit-and-run driver in a dark-colored SUV following a fatal accident on Monday. According to police from the Chandler Police Department, a 50-year-old man from Bangladesh, Mohammad Misbah Uddin, and his 12-year-old son were killed after being struck by an SUV believed to be a 2012-2016 Dodge Durango early Monday evening.  The two victims were crossing Alma School Road at Erie Street when the northbound-traveling SUV hit them. They [...]

Phoenix, AZ – UPDATE: 3 Charged in Injurious Hit-and-Run Wreck at Osbourn Rd

Phoenix, AZ (September 20, 2019) – Officials from the Phoenix Police Department arrested three men after a hit-and-run collision on Wednesday afternoon.  The hit-and-run wreck happened around 3:30 p.m. at 3500 North 27th Avenue, east of Interstate 17 and northeast of Grand Avenue. The victim of the hit-and-run followed the at-fault driver but was then confronted by the driver, who exited their vehicle and brandished a gun at the victim. The driver then fled the scene and continued to the area [...]