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July 2017 News Archive

An archive of articles on car accidents and safety alerts from July 2017.

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Hit-and-Run Accident Claims Life of 17-Year-Old Girl

Van O'Steen
July 19, 2017

An unidentified 17-year-old girl was killed in a hit-and-run accident as she crossed a street at 78th Avenue and Osborn Road on Monday night.  Lamar Ross Mays, age 36, has been arrested in connection with the crash.

Kristen Meyer Houseboat Explosion

Kristen Meyer Identified as Woman Killed in Boat Explosion on Lake Powell

James R. Harrison
July 14, 2017

A few days ago, I wrote about a houseboat accident on Lake Powell in which a generator exploded, killing one person and critically injuring four.  The decedent has been identified as Kristen Meyer of Castle Rock, Colorado. 

Esmeralda Rojas Accident

Esmeralda Rojas and Rafael Rosa Killed in Rollover Accident on Beeline Highway

Jonathan V. O'Steen
July 13, 2017

Rafael Rosa was driving an SUV southbound on SR-87 when he lost control of the vehicle and crossed over the median before entering the northbound lanes of rolling. Mr. Rosa was killed, as was Esmeralda Rojas who was ejected when the vehicle rolled.

Beeline Highway Rollover Accident

Rollover Accident on Beeline Highway Kills Two, Injures Four

Jonathan V. O'Steen
July 13, 2017

A single-vehicle rollover accident on the Beeline Highway yesterday left two people dead and four others with serious injuries.

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Accident at Bus Stop Sends Four People to Hospital

James R. Harrison
July 12, 2017

Four people were transported to a hospital on Tuesday after a car jumped the curb and struck several people who were waiting for a bus.

Bryan Wolf Manslaughter Arizona Car Accident

Bryan Wolf Charged with Manslaughter in DUI Crash

Van O'Steen
July 12, 2017

A woman was killed Saturday night in Tempe in a crash involving an impaired driver. Bryan Wolf reportedly had a blood alcohol concentration of 0.11 when he was arrested following the accident.

Houseboat Explosion Lake Powell AZ

Explosion on Houseboat at Lake Powell Leaves one Dead, Four Injured

James R. Harrison
July 12, 2017

One person is dead and four others critically injured after a generator on a houseboat at Lake Powell exploded Wednesday night.  The boat was anchored on shore near Crystal Springs.

Cindy Meade Motorcycle Accident

Cindy Meade Killed by Wrong-Way Driver on I-17

Jonathan V. O'Steen
July 7, 2017

A wrong-way driver sideswiped several cars as he drove north in the southbound lanes of Interstate 17 on Tuesday afternoon. Darroll Roberts ran over motorcyclist Cindy Lee Meade, killing her instantly.  The wrong-way vehicle traveled for several hundred feet more until it stopped after striking a guardrail.

Van O'Steen

Unsecured Loads Create Potential for Road Hazards and Accidents

Van O'Steen
July 7, 2017

All drivers have found themselves behind trucks that have items moving around in the truck bed, or wobbling on large open trucks. Unsecured loads can turn into deadly accidents when items fall from vehicles transporting them.

Donna Howard Bus Accident

Donna Howard Killed When Tire Fails on Bus She Was Driving

James R. Harrison
July 4, 2017

Donna Howard died from injuries she received when a tire of the bus she was driving failed, causing the bus to roll onto its side and partially ejecting her from the bus. The bus was part of a convoy of drum and bugle corps teams competing in a series of musical performances across the west and midwest, which they named Drums Across the Desert.