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Flagstaff Personal Injury and Car Accident News
A semi-truck driver whose rig rear-ended another semi died in the fire that ensued. The first trucker was westbound on Interstate 40 at mile marker 204 when the collision occurred on Thursday afternoon.
A wrong-way accident on I-40 near Winona has left at least one person dead and another with serious injuries.
A snowstorm is being blamed as a contributing factor in a multi-vehicle accident that occurred this morning on Interstate 40 near Parks, west of Flagstaff.
Arianna Nicole Baca was killed when the car in which she was a passenger rolled off SR-89 about 20 miles north of Flagstaff on Monday morning. She was a sophomore at Northern Arizona University.
The Coconino County Sheriff’s Department reports that a pickup truck carrying four people ran off the roadway and hit a tree Friday night, killing one of the occupants. Justin Denault, a 19-year-old student at Northern Arizona University, from Imperial, California, has been identified as the deceased.
A 26-year-old woman from France died as the result of a car accident when a pickup truck hit a stretch of highway collapsed by heavy rains and flooding near the town of Cameron, Arizona, causing the driver to lose control and slam into her on Wednesday night.
Two people are dead and five others seriously injured following a wrong-way collision on I-40 east of Holbrook late Saturday afternoon. The Arizona Department of Public Safety received reports of a driver speeding eastbound in the westbound lanes of I-40 near SR-77.
Two freight trains with the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway collided in rural northern Arizona on Tuesday, killing Walter Erickson of Lenexa, Kansas. Matthew Thompson of Salem, Missouri sustained serious injuries in the collision. Both were employees of Herzog Railroad Services, Inc. Although Mr. Thompson suffered significant injuries, he now is in stable condition.
A former student at Northern Arizona University died of injuries he received when he was struck by a car while walking home on Saturday night. Christopher Larson was walking to his house after leaving a downtown Flagstaff business establishment.
Last week I wrote about the crash of a sight-seeing helicopter over the Grand Canyon in which three people died. Unfortunately, a fourth person has died of injuries he received in that accident. Jonathan Neil Udall succumbed to his injuries Tuesday. The three surviving occupants of the plane remain in critical condition at University Medical Center of Southern Nevada.
All sight-seeing flights over the Grand Canyon were grounded Saturday following the crash of a helicopter carrying six tourists from England, three of whom were killed. The helicopter crashed and burst into flames Saturday at about 5:30 p.m. The helicopter was an Airbus EC130 operated by Papillon Airways.
Four people were killed a result of a head-on accident on SR-64 last Friday. The deadly crash occurred between Grand Canyon and Williams. According to DPS accident investigators, a Hyundai sedan crossed the median and collided with a Dodge van. Yeo Heng Soon, Chua Cher Hwee, Justin Yeo Jun Xi and Victor Colldeforms Pren were killed in the crash.
Accident investigators with the Flagstaff Police Department are reporting that Charles Alderson and Leah Alderson were killed in a single vehicle accident on U.S. 89.
Marissa Timeche was killed in a single-car accident in the Grand Canyon Village on the South Rim around noon on Sunday. Ms. Timeche sustained fatal injuries when the vehicle in which she was a passenger struck several trees. The driver of the vehicle was transported to Flagstaff Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. The cause of the accident is undetermined.