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Tag - Pedestrian Accidents in Phoenix

Phoenix, AZ – UPDATE: Boruch Pinkhasov Killed in Accident at Third St & Bell Rd

Phoenix, AZ (January 18, 2020) – Officers from the Phoenix Police Department are investigating a deadly crash that occurred Friday involving a motorized scooter near 3rd Street and Bell Road. The accident took place around 6:00 p.m. when 72-year-old Boruch Pinkhasov was riding his motorized scooter on Bell Road. Pinkhasov was crossing mid-block when he was struck by a Dodge pickup truck. Pinkhasov was taken to a local hospital by Phoenix EMTs and was later pronounced dead. The driver of the [...]

Phoenix, AZ – Man Struck & Killed in Pedestrian Accident at Third St & Bell Rd

Phoenix, AZ (January 17, 2020) – A man in a wheelchair died on Friday evening after he was hit by a truck in north Phoenix. According to officers from the Phoenix Police Department, the incident occurred just after 6:00 p.m. near Third Street and Bell Road. Phoenix Police Department spokesman Sgt. Tommy Thompson said that the man, who was not identified by police, was crossing Bell Road in a wheelchair when he was hit by a Dodge pickup truck. It’s [...]

Phoenix, AZ – Teenager Struck & Seriously Injured on Roeser Rd at Central Ave

Phoenix, AZ (January 2, 2020) – A car struck a 16-year-old boy after he pushed three younger girls to safety in a Phoenix crosswalk on Wednesday night.  According to officers from the Phoenix Police Department, the group was walking in the crosswalk shortly before 8:20 p.m., traveling eastbound on Roeser Road at Central Avenue in downtown Phoenix. While they were crossing, a Dodge Challenger failed to stop and struck the teenage boy, said Phoenix police spokesman Sgt. Tommy Thompson. The 16-year-old [...]

Gilbert, AZ – Woman Hits & Injures Gas Station Clerk at Higley Rd & Chandler Heights

Gilbert, AZ (December 30, 2019) – A woman is accused of hitting and injuring a gas station clerk and assaulting a police officer at a Gilbert gas station. According to officers from the Gilbert Police Department, Jovanna Cruz Alvarez, 32, faces three counts of felony aggravated assault and one count of unlawful flight from a law enforcement vehicle. The accident happened on the afternoon of December 22nd at the Chevron at the corner of Higley Road and Chandler Heights Road. [...]

Tucson, AZ – Serious Injury Reported in Pedestrian Accident at N Stone Ave

Tucson, AZ (December 4, 2019) – Detectives from the Tucson Police Department are investigating a serious pedestrian accident near Pima Community College’s Downtown Campus, an official said.  Officers briefly shut down North Stone Avenue from East Drachman Street and East Helen Street due to the crash. According to Officer Ray Smith, a police spokesman, police are still investigating and have not given an update on the victim’s current condition. Tucson paramedics were at the scene to treat the victim and [...]

Phoenix, AZ – Man Struck & Killed by 2 Cars on Loop 202 at 40th St

Phoenix, AZ (November 28, 2019) – A man has died after being struck by at least two vehicles while walking in the emergency lane of the eastbound Loop 202 in Phoenix late Wednesday night. According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, officials received reports of a man walking in the left emergency lane of Loop 202 near 40th Street around 11:00 p.m. Troopers were informed soon after that the man was hit by multiple vehicles and by the time [...]

Phoenix, AZ – Pedestrian Struck & Killed on Loop 202 Near 40th St

Phoenix, AZ (November 26, 2019) – The eastbound lanes of the Loop 202 in Phoenix were closed for several hours on Tuesday night after a pedestrian was struck and killed. According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, the deadly collision happened near 40th Street. DPS has not released any information about what caused the collision but said that the eastbound lanes of the freeway were closed from the Mini-Stack to 40th Street for several hours while police investigated and cleared [...]

Phoenix, AZ – Robert Joey Struck & Killed Near 25th Ave & Greenway Rd

Phoenix, AZ (November 23, 2019) – Officers from the Phoenix Police Department are investigating a crash that left one man dead. The incident occurred near the area of 25th Avenue and Greenway Road. According to police, 75-year-old Robert T. Joey was crossing a roadway when he was struck by a 26-year-old man driving a 2012 Volkswagen Jetta sedan. Joey was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead shortly after arrival. Police say that Joey was reported missing by [...]

Phoenix, AZ – Girl Hit & Seriously Injured at 21st & Missouri Aves

Phoenix, AZ (November 13, 2019) – A 9-year-old girl was hit by a Jeep and left with serious injuries on Wednesday afternoon in Phoenix.  According to officers from the Phoenix Police Department, the accident happened around 4:30 p.m. in the area of 21st and Missouri Avenues. Officials from the Phoenix Fire Department initially said the girl had a possible broken leg and was briefly knocked unconscious but awake, though police added that her injuries are severe.  Detective Luis Samudio with the [...]

Phoenix, AZ – Critical Injury Reported in Pedestrian Accident at Broadway Rd

Phoenix, AZ (November 12, 2019) – A vehicle hit a motorized cart in Phoenix on Tuesday night, leaving a man hospitalized with serious injuries. According to reports from the Phoenix Police Department, the crash happened near Ninth Street and Broadway Road around 7:00 p.m. Police say the man in the motorized cart was crossing mid-block when he was struck by a car traveling down Broadway. Phoenix EMTs arrived at the scene to transport the man to the hospital via ambulance [...]