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Phoenix Personal Injury and Car Accident News
Three people were critically injured when two vehicles collided and rolled over at 7th Avenue and Bethany Home Road early Sunday morning.
A two-vehicle crash in South Phoenix left one person dead and two others hospitalized Friday afternoon. According to accident investigators, Phyllis Kimmel was westbound on Baseline Road when she turned south onto 43rd Avenue and collided with a vehicle that was eastbound on Baseline.
An overnight crash involving two Dodge Ram trucks near the I-17 and I-10 split in Phoenix claimed the life of Braulio Silva Rodriguez.
Three people were hospitalized following a crash near Buckeye Road and 7th Avenue in Phoenix early Friday morning. Accident investigators report that a Pontiac sedan struck a curb before crashing into a pickup truck.
A rear-end collision at Hatcher and Cave Creek roads on Wednesday morning claimed the life of Terence Quinlan. A pickup truck driven by an as-yet unidentified man reportedly was driving at a high rate speed south on Cave Creek Road when it collided with the rear of Mr. Quinlan’s sedan. Police suspect that the driver of the pickup truck was impaired.
Three vehicles collided at 48th Street and McDowell Road early Sunday morning, sending four people to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The passengers of one of the vehicles were able to get out of their vehicle after it rolled over. No details were released about how the other two vehicles were involved.
Phoenix Police accident investigators report that an accident on 15th Avenue at Bethany Home Road sent three juveniles to the hospital with serious, but not life-threatening injuries. Apparently, their vehicle struck a traffic pole on 15th Avenue at about 1:30 a.m. on Monday morning.
A wrong-way crash on Loop 303 near Bethany Home Road left two people dead early Friday morning. A pickup truck driven by Fabian Grimaldo was northbound in the southbound lanes of Loop 303 when it collided head-on with an SUV driven by Brian Vaughn. Mr. Vaughn was pronounced deceased at the scene.
A family of three was killed and five others are hospitalized in very serious condition after a drunk driver struck their SUV on South Mountain Loop 202 near 40th Street on the evening of New Year’s Day.
Phoenix Police have arrested a suspect in the hit-and-run death of Lewis Kemp. Mr. Kemp was killed when a driver failed to yield from a stop sign and collided with his vehicle. The driver of the other vehicle fled on foot. The crash occurred at the intersection of 75th Avenue and Williams Street in Phoenix.
Alessa Osuna was killed on Saturday evening after a vehicle turned left in front the car she occupied. The crash occurred at the intersection of 7th Avenue and Camelback Road.
A woman who was allegedly impaired and speeding reportedly ran a red light and crashed into a Toyota Highlander, which in turn struck a Toyota Camry on Wednesday night. The as-yet unidentified woman was driving a GMC Yukon eastbound on Cactus Road when she ran the red light at 43rd Avenue.
Phoenix Police suspect driver impairment may have led to a wrong-way head-on collision on Sunday night. A sedan traveling northbound in the southbound lanes of Galvin Parkway near McDowell Road struck a Chevy Suburban.
Jesus Padilla was killed and several others sustained serious injuries as a result of a collision on Sunday evening. The crash occurred at the intersection of Central Avenue and Camelback Road.
A U.S. Postal Service truck rolled off northbound I-17 at milepost 229 near Anthem Way on Thursday afternoon during rush-hour traffic.
Phoenix Police believes that impairment is a contributing cause to a crash at 19th Avenue and Indian School Road that injured three on Friday.
DPS has identified the four people killed in the tragic crash last week on the Loop 202 involving a semi-truck: Sedeqwa Keyara-Parker, Dante Brubeck, Alexius Hooper and Jennifer Vidal. Nine additional people sustained injuries in the crash that occurred on Loop 202 near 52nd Street in Phoenix.
The driver who seriously injured a father and his 5-year-old child in South Phoenix remains at large.
Three members of a Phoenix family were killed in a high-speed crash involving four cars and a Valley Metro bus on Thursday afternoon. The collision occurred at 7th Avenue and Missouri in Phoenix shortly before 4:00 p.m.
An as-yet unidentified man was the victim of an apparent hit-and-run accident in Phoenix early this morning. Phoenix Police were called to Bethany Home Road and 43rd Avenue at about 4:45 a.m where they found a man lying in the intersection.
A collision last night has claimed the life of a Phoenix Police officer. Officer Ginarro New was killed in the accident at Cave Creek Road and Greenway Parkway when the driver of another vehicle ran a red light and crashed into Officer New's patrol SUV.
A collision between a commercial vehicle and a passenger car left the car’s driver deceased. The accident occurred outside Miami on Thursday afternoon. DPS accident investigators identified the deceased driver as Fernando Ortiz.
Earlier this week I wrote about a wrong-way head-on accident on Loop 101 near Camelback Road that left three people dead. Police have now identified two of the decedents as Angel Marie Carrillo-Lopez, age 29 of Glendale, and her boyfriend, Reginald Porter, age 27 of Los Angeles.
A car accident in south Phoenix has claimed one life and resulted in serious injuries to three others.
A pedestrian has died after being struck by a pickup truck near 67th Avenue and McDowell Road in Phoenix on Monday night. Police report that the dark-colored pickup was westbound on McDowell Road when it struck the victim. The truck then fled northbound on 67th Avenue.
Phoenix Police accident investigators report that a 40-year-old pedestrian was struck by an eastbound Jeep Wrangler while crossing Baseline Road on Wednesday night. The incident occurred on Baseline Road near Central Avenue shortly after 11:00 p.m.
A husband and wife were struck by a hit-and-run driver in a Dodge Nitro at a crosswalk at 32nd Street and McDowell Road on Sunday night at about 9:30 p.m. Phoenix Police say Leroy Romero pushed his wife out of the way before being struck and killed by the SUV. Phoenix firefighters pronounced Mr. Romero deceased at the scene. His wife escaped with minor injuries.
A man suspected of running a red light at high speed is charged with killing a woman and injuring a pedestrian. The accident occurred Monday morning just after 6:30 a.m. at Washington and 40th Street.
Robert Bennett was killed last night after he was hit by a car while waiting for a city bus. The accident occurred near 27th Avenue and Glendale in Phoenix.
Hsaw Deku died of injuries he received when the pickup truck he was driving collided with a box truck on I-10 near the I-17 split.
A domestic violence situation in Phoenix turned deadly when Eric Maes, the non-custodial father, attempted to take his son from the child's mother, Brittany Martie.
Romsen Badalpour was killed on Friday in a wrong-way crash in Phoenix. Accident investigators with the Phoenix Police Department report that Mr. Badalpour was exiting the I-17 at Greenway Road when a wrong-way vehicle collided with him head-on.
A hit-and-run collision on SR-202 in Laveen left one person dead on Sunday afternoon. The Arizona Department of Public Safety was called to milepost 72 at about 2:45 p.m. in response to a crash between a Toyota Prius and a Honda Odyssey.
A three-vehicle accident on the Loop 101 Agua Fria Freeway injured several people on Saturday night. All northbound lanes of the freeway were blocked near Thomas Road.
Two officers with the Phoenix Police Department were injured early Sunday morning in a crash caused by a driver suspected of DUI.
A three-vehicle crash claimed the life of John Myers, age 62, on Tuesday afternoon near Union Hills Drive and 43rd Avenue. It happened when a car traveling eastbound on Union Hills Drive turned left across the path of Mr. Myers’ motorcycle. The motorcycle went on to strike another car.
Officer Chase McCance of the Phoenix Police Department sustained serious injuries in a head-on collision early this morning. The crash occurred near 26th Street and Cactus Road at around 6:00 a.m.
An Arizona Department of Public Safety trooper was injured after initiating a traffic stop on eastbound I-10 at Bullard Avenue near Goodyear on Monday evening. The trooper was still inside his patrol vehicle when it was rear-ended by a pickup driven by Christian Reiling. The impact pushed the trooper’s patrol vehicle into the SUV he had pulled over.
Wilder Uriel Diaz-Gomez and Yahir Uriel-Diaz were killed when a Chrysler 300 slammed into their Toyota Scion with such force that both vehicles were thrown over the surrounding sidewalks. The crash occurred early Saturday morning.
A Nissan pickup westbound on Oak near 30th Street struck and killed Jessica Lightner on Saturday morning at about 1:00 a.m.
A car accident near 43rd Avenue and Peoria injured seven people on Saturday night.
A car accident took the lives of a four-year-old girl’s parents in a collision near 32nd Street and Broadway Road early Sunday morning at about 4:00 a.m. Phoenix Police accident investigators report that a Toyota Scion southbound on 32nd Street slammed into a Kia Optima that was exiting eastbound I-10.
Jazmine French was struck and killed in a hit-and-run accident as she walked along I-17 early Sunday morning. Arizona DPS troopers responded to the scene on northbound I-17 at the Durango Curve near the Buckeye Road exit shortly before 3:00 a.m.
A collision in the northbound lanes of 32nd Street near Cortez Street resulted in two fatalities and injured several others. The accident occurred on Tuesday evening at about 8:30 p.m.
Ronald Cruz died in an accident Friday morning when a reportedly impaired driver struck his car near 16th Street and Buckeye Road in Phoenix.
Matthew Calles died as a result of injuries he received when a car traveling southbound on 36th Street struck him as he crossed the street just north of Thomas Road shortly before 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday night.
Jesus Alejo Lopez was turning left from 69th Avenue onto McDowell Road when his minivan was struck by a Ford F-150 pickup traveling westbound on McDowell Road on Monday night at about 9:30 p.m. Mr. Lopez was pronounced deceased at the hospital.
Tran Viet Truong was killed last Monday by a driver who was reportedly impaired, according to the Phoenix Police Department. Accident investigators say that Ms. Truong was westbound on Bell Road near 29th Avenue when the crash occurred.
A vehicle traveling south in the northbound lanes of SR-51 collided with a motorcyclist near Glendale Avenue on Sunday night. The motorcyclist was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment of serious injuries. The wrong-way driver was not hurt.
A car accident on Loop 101 at Tatum Boulevard on Saturday night claimed the life of David Justin Rivera.
A truck towing a trailer southbound on Interstate 17 in north Phoenix stopped in the HOV lane to investigate a mechanical issue. The truck’s five occupants exited the vehicle and stood between the truck and the trailer to inspect the problem. Another vehicle traveling in the same lane crashed into the trailer.
Phoenix Police report that an as-yet unidentified 50-year-old male pedestrian was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver as he crossed McDowell Road on Wednesday night.
Josue Soto was killed as he attempted to cross Van Buren Street near 35th Avenue on Saturday evening.
A dump truck overturned onto a passenger vehicle this morning, trapping the injured car driver inside. According to Arizona Department of Public Safety accident investigators, a dump truck on Interstate 10 near University Drive and 32nd Street reportedly crossed over the eastbound lanes into a westbound lane.
An accident involving a passenger sedan and a motor home left one person dead and another seriously injured on Tuesday night. Jesus Vazquez was eastbound on Acoma Drive when he lost control of his vehicle near 32nd Street and collided with an oncoming Winnebago motor home.
Anahi Gomez-Estrea Killed in Phoenix Car Accident
A car accident on Friday evening claimed the life of Anahi Gomez-Estrea and resulted in serious injuries to the unidentified 17-year-old driver.
A motorcyclist is dead after a collision between a motorcycle and private bus in Phoenix. The accident occurred yesterday at about 11:00 a.m. at the intersection of 3rd Avenue and Osborn Road.
A motorcycle accident in Phoenix on Sunday afternoon has claimed the lives of Jessie Andrade and Aracely Arvizu-Hernandez. The deadly crash occurred at the intersection of 31st Avenue and Indian School Road.
An early morning rollover accident in west Phoenix on Monday claimed the life of an as-yet unidentified man.
Frank DeSomma died from injuries he received when his Jeep left the roadway and rolled on Thursday night. Mr. DeSomma was on the Carefree Highway near I-17 at the time.
A hit-and-run accident sent a female pedestrian to the hospital with life-threatening injuries early Monday morning. The woman was walking along the Bethany Home Road exit of Interstate 17 when she was struck.
Northbound traffic on Interstate 17 was closed at Cactus Road following an accident involving an overturned street sweeper on Thursday morning.
Jawon McKaskill was killed and another injured in a head-on accident that occurred in Phoenix early this morning.
An as-yet unidentified woman was run over by two vehicles as she crossed Thomas Road on Friday night shortly after 9:00 p.m. Phoenix Police Department accident investigators report that the accident occurred on Thomas Road west of 27th Avenue.
A suspected impaired driver who ran a red light caused a car accident that resulted in the death of Jared Carillo, age 20. The accident occurred on Thursday night at about 7:00 p.m.
An armored vehicle rolled over on SR-143 then burst into flames in Phoenix on Monday afternoon. Two subsequent rollovers occurred in the immediate vicinity as an apparent result of the first.
Passersby found a body along the side of 43rd Avenue early this morning, the apparent victim of a hit-and-run accident. Phoenix Police were called to the area of 43rd and Highland avenues at about 4:17. It appeared that the victim, later identified as Kimberley McMahon, had been struck and killed by a vehicle.
Phoenix Police responded to a call of a pedestrian accident near McDowell Road and 43rd Avenue at about 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon.
An as-yet unidentified female motorcyclist died of injuries she received when a car turned in front of her in central Phoenix yesterday. The 30-year-old woman was southbound on 20th Street just south of Highland Avenue when an impaired driver, later identified as Martez Lyle Begay, age 23, crossed her path.
Erik Valenzuela was killed after a vehicle collided with his motorcycle. The accident occurred this afternoon near 48th Avenue and Encanto Boulevard.
A car accident involving three vehicles sent three people to hospitals on Friday night. Phoenix Police report that the accident occurred near 59th Avenue and McDowell Road.
An accident involving a motorcycle early this morning sent two people to the hospital with critical injuries. The crash occurred at the intersection of 68th Street and Bell Road in Phoenix just after midnight.
Frank Dorizio tragically was killed while he was setting up a highway sign as part of his work with the Arizona Department of Transportation.
Three people were injured in a car accident at 48th Avenue and McDowell Road on Sunday morning.
The accident scene was a quiet residential street near 43rd Avenue and Union Hills Drive. A young man, age 19, was waiting to help unload furniture from the bed of a parked pickup truck. He dangled his feet from the truck's tailgate while he waited.
A motorcycle accident claimed the life of Aaron Reily on Wednesday afternoon near 31st Avenue and Bell Road in Phoenix.
A driver going the wrong way on a highway south of Phoenix struck another vehicle head-on late Sunday night, killing its driver. The Arizona Department of Public Safety identified the decedent as Ma Ponce of Mesa.
Two SUVs collided at 35th Avenue and Thunderbird Road in Phoenix shortly after noon on Friday, claiming the life of Derrick Coleman.
An officer with the Phoenix Police Department is recovering from injuries she sustained after a car accident at 24th Street and Southern last night.
Five people were seriously injured last night as a result of a car accident at Miller Road and Southern Avenue.
A head-on collision on Sunday night involving two pickup trucks in eastern Arizona resulted in the death of one of the drivers. Richard Allbee of El Paso, Texas was a retired sergeant major in the Texas Army National Guard and a police narcotics detective in El Paso.
A four-car accident on the Phoenix/Tempe border claimed one life and injured several others on Wednesday afternoon.
An accident on the Loop 202 South Mountain this afternoon involving two-semi trucks and six vehicles injured as many as eight people. The crash occurred in the northbound lanes of the Loop 202 near the Buckeye Road exit in Phoenix.
Michael Phillips was standing on a sidewalk near 43rd Avenue and Bell Road when he developed a medical issue. A woman pulled over to assist the man just before he collapsed into the roadway. In her rush to assist the man, the woman jumped out of the car but failed to put the vehicle into park. The car rolled over Mr. Phillips, resulting in extensive injuries. He was taken to a local hospital where he later died.
A car accident near Greenway Parkway and Cave Creek Road in Phoenix has left four people critically injured, with two of those described as "extremely critical."
A 62-year-old man was struck and killed while pushing a wheelchair across Bell Road at 23rd Avenue in Phoenix just before 7:00 a.m. this morning. The man's identity has not yet been released.
Timothy Romanoski was killed on Friday evening in a motorcycle accident that occurred at 35th Avenue and Union Hills Drive in Phoenix. According to investigators, Mr. Romanoski was operating his motorcycle eastbound on Union Hills Drive when a vehicle turned left in front of him.
An Infiniti SUV southbound on 43rd Avenue near Peoria Avenue caused a four-vehicle accident on Monday morning as students were arriving for class at North Pointe Preparatory School. According to Phoenix Police accident investigators, Clint Rasho was traveling in the two-way left-hand turn lane of 43rd Avenue where two vehicles were stopped, waiting to turn left into a private drive.
A car accident this morning at 35th Avenue and Van Buren in Phoenix has left three injured, including two people in critical condition.
A serious car accident at the intersection of 43rd Avenue and Peoria Avenue has resulted in injuries to at least three people, including a 5-year-old.
The driver in a fatal hit-and-run accident that killed Tanya Karim remains unknown and the victim's family is desperate to identify that person.
A 16-year-old boy is in critical condition after he was struck by a car yesterday evening. According to investigators with the Phoenix Police Department, Javier Solis was among a group of children crossing the street at Central Avenue and Roeser Road inside a crosswalk. A Dodge Charger was executing a left turn and did not observe the children within the crosswalk.
Kaniesha Sutton was killed early this morning when the vehicle she was riding in crashed into a block fence. According to investigators with the Phoenix Police Department, Ms. Sutton was a passenger in a Nissan Pathfinder driven by Kelvin Allen. Mr. Allen was driving northbound on 16th Street near Roeser when he lost control of the SUV and crashed into the fence.
Six people were injured early this morning in an accident that occurred near 15th Street and Yale in Phoenix.
An accident involving an airport parking shuttle bus and a pickup truck near Sky Harbor Airport on Tuesday evening has killed one and injured three. The collision occurred at 32nd Street and Washington.
Anthony Naccarelli was killed in a crash at 51st Avenue and Union Hills Drive yesterday.
Jacinta Raya died as a result of injuries she received in a collision yesterday evening in west Phoenix.
Jesus Caballero was killed on Friday after he was hit by a Fry's semi-truck on I-17 near Camelback Road.
Fred Jolayemi of Phoenix died on Christmas Eve as a result of serious injuries he sustained in an accident just outside of San Antonio, Texas this past Wednesday.
An accident at 35th Avenue and Bell Road in Phoenix this morning has claimed the lives of Jonathan Marroquin and an unborn baby. The deadly accident occurred when the driver of a Ford Mustang turned in front of a Dodge vehicle at the intersection. The impact propelled the Dodge sedan onto the sidewalk, where it hit multiple pedestrians who had just exited a city bus at a bus stop.
Jairo Quinonez has died after his SUV collided with a semi-truck on Thursday. The accident occurred on 27th Avenue near McDowell in Phoenix.
A woman involved in a collision in north Phoenix on Monday has died and another remains in the hospital with serious injuries.
A car accident on Friday afternoon left one dead and four others injured.
Irma Pedroza was killed in a three-vehicle accident at 7th Avenue and Southern in Phoenix.
A three-vehicle accident claimed the life of Scott Voelkel and sent five others to hospitals on Thursday evening.
Phoenix Police were called to a single-vehicle car accident in an area located east of Interstate 17 and south of State Route 74 at Dove Valley Road and Sonoran Desert Drive this morning at about 7:00 a.m.
Juana DeLaTorre died of injuries she received when she was hit by a pickup truck as she crossed the street in a crosswalk yesterday. Phoenix Police Department accident investigators report that the pickup turned left onto Thomas Road from 67th Avenue while the traffic signal was yellow.
Leticia Ochoa has died as the result of injuries she received when the truck in which she was riding was hit by a speeding sedan on Thursday night. According to accident investigators, the driver of the sedan was speeding eastbound on Indian School Road when his car struck the pickup as the truck turned left onto 55th Avenue.
Karen Render died in a head-on collision on Grand Avenue near Missouri Avenue during Tuesday morning’s rush hour traffic. Accident investigators report that an unidentified 28-year-old woman who was 35 weeks pregnant lost control of her minivan when she hit a tire in the road. The minivan crossed the median and struck an oncoming car driven by Ms. Render head-on. Ms. Render was pronounced dead at the scene.
A 19-year-old woman is in extremely critical condition following a hit-and-run accident on Sunday afternoon at Mohave Street and 7th Avenue. Phoenix Police accident investigators report that a car driven by Cuauhtemoc Rodriguez Ibarra struck the motorcycle driven by an as-yet unidentified female.
Peyton Munger was crossing Indian School Road on his skateboard when he struck the rear of a school bus that was making a right turn off 144th Avenue. According to the Goodyear Police Department, the accident occurred Friday afternoon at about 4:00 p.m. in front of Western Sky Middle School where Peyton was an eighth-grader.
Noah Clementson died from injuries he received when his motorcycle was struck from behind on Loop 101 in Phoenix. The collision threw Mr. Clementson onto the roadway where he was struck by two other vehicles as he attempted to crawl to safety.
A woman in a wheelchair was critically injured in a hit-and-run accident in west Phoenix early this morning. The as-yet unidentified woman was crossing 43rd Avenue at Indian School Road when she was struck by a vehicle traveling northbound on 43rd Avenue.
A three-year-old child was seriously injured when two cars collided in Avondale on Saturday night. Deputies with the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office responded to the call at Avondale Boulevard and Broadway Road.
One person is dead and another is in the hospital with serious injuries following a four-vehicle pileup in Avondale early Wednesday morning. The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office reports the accident occurred on MC-85 between El Mirage and Dysart Roads. Seven people were involved.
A wrong-way driver slammed into multiple vehicles on Interstate 17 in Phoenix on Monday night, seriously injuring himself and four others. Beginning at about 9:30 p.m., the Arizona Department of Public Safety received calls of a driver heading north in the southbound lanes of I-17 near Jefferson Street.
An apparent incident of road rage on SR-51 left a man with multiple skull fractures and bleeding on the brain earlier this month. Arizona Department of Public Safety accident investigators report that two drivers apparently engaged in an argument while driving on Indian School Road. Both vehicles then entered SR-51.
A pedestrian struck by a pickup truck on a north Phoenix street on Saturday night has died. Manual Araiza, age 54, was walking along Bell Road when he was struck by a westbound 2009 Chevrolet Silverado truck near 21st Avenue. He was transported to a nearby hospital where he later died.
7th Avenue was closed in both directions between Broadway and Watkins Road on Tuesday afternoon at about 1:45 p.m. while officers investigated an accident involving two Ford Mustangs.
Moments after hitting and killing a pedestrian, L.C. Jones ran a red light at 43rd Avenue and Osborn Road in Phoenix and collided with a vehicle driven by Edgar Ferral-Lopez and a second vehicle. Mr. Ferral-Lopez died as a result of the crash.
A quick trip to the corner store turned deadly after a 17-year-old pedestrian was struck by a hit-and-run driver Saturday night. Nester Lopez was crossing 43rd Avenue near Indian School Road when he was hit by a Lincoln Town Car allegedly driven by L.C. Jones III. Phoenix Police Department accident investigators report that Jones was traveling south on 43rd Avenue in the center turn lane at a high rate of speed when the collision occurred.
Samuel Quick died as a result of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident on Indian School Road near 41st Avenue in Phoenix on Thursday night.
Phoenix Police are searching for the driver of a Ford Expedition who drove onto the sidewalk near Dunlap Road and 23rd Avenue and struck Steven Hoffman, Jr., leaving him dead at the scene. The tragic incident occurred just after midnight on Tuesday.
Two women are dead after a vehicle involved in a car accident was propelled onto the sidewalk where they were walking. The accident occurred on Monday evening in Phoenix.
Johnny Nero was killed when he was hit by a vehicle while operating his motorized bicycle. The accident occurred this morning near 15th Avenue and Buckeye Road in Phoenix.
Jerry Smith was hit and killed as he attempted to cross a street near Arizona State University's West campus in Phoenix last night.
A firefighter with the Phoenix Fire Department was injured when the fire truck he occupied was struck at a high rate of speed on I-10 near the 67th Avenue exit in Phoenix.
Raymond Harry Lounsbury died as the result of injuries he received when he was struck while crossing the street at Union Hills Drive and 43rd Avenue in Phoenix on Sunday evening.
Denise Cruz was killed and her one-year-old daughter seriously injured in a three-vehicle car accident. The crash occurred this morning at around 9:00 a.m. on 19th Avenue near Buckeye Road in Phoenix.
Eric Merrill was killed in a rollover accident that occurred on Palo Verde Road near Interstate 10 in Buckeye. Two others, including Mr. Merrill's son, were injured in the crash.
A car accident early this morning claimed the life of Jessica Mendoza and resulted in undislosed injuries to eight other individuals. The crash occurred at the intersection of 7th Avenue and Baseline Road in Phoenix.
Jesena Andony was killed when she was hit by a car as she attempted to retrieve a cell phone that she dropped in the roadway. The accident occurred near 68th Place and Thomas Road in Phoenix early Saturday morning.
A pedestrian was hit and killed near 35th Avenue and Northern Avenue in Phoenix as he attempted to cross the street. According to accident investigators, Sam Veazey was crossing the street at around 9:00 p.m. when the driver of a Pontiac Montana van struck him.
Two women are dead and five others, including an infant, were injured following a car accident in which a vehicle crossed the median in west Phoenix on Sunday evening.
Brannen Carter was killed on Saturday when the motorcycle he was riding was struck by another vehicle near 16th Street and Campbell in Phoenix.
Arizona became the 48th state in the Union to ban the use of handheld cell phones and other portable wireless communication devices while operating a motor vehicle. Governor Doug Ducey signed the bill into law on Monday. Arizona always appears to come late to public safety regulation.
Stephanie Oros and her three children were struck by a hit-and-run driver as they crossed the street on a trip home from the grocery store Friday evening. Ms. Oros was pushing a stroller carrying 2-year-old Leyla, while her two boys, Jessiah and Prince, ages 5 and 3, walked beside her in the 7000 block of West Indian School Road. They were half-way across the street when they were struck by an as-yet unidentified man driving a small, four-door sedan.
A car accident in west Phoenix claimed the lives of Tania Robledo-Muniz and her young daughter, Litzi Robledo. The two were in a sedan on Van Buren near 51st Avenue on Sunday evening when a pickup truck, reportedly traveling at a high rate of speed, crossed over the center line into oncoming traffic and collided with their car.
William Curran died as a result of injuries he sustained in a motorcycle accident that occurred on Sunday evening. According to accident investigators, Mr. Curran was operating his motorcycle near 48th Street and Baseline Road when a vehicle driven by Thane Dennison turned left into the path of the motorcycle.
Kevin Vazquez-Teran was killed yesterday when a vehicle collided with his motorcycle at the intersection of 40th Street and Cactus Road in Phoenix. According to accident investigators, Mr. Vazquez-Teran was operating his motorcycle westbound on Cactus Road when the driver of a Nissan Altima turned left in front of him.
Mercedes Durham was hit and killed as she attempted to cross Butler Drive at 7th Street in a marked crosswalk. Accident investigators reported that Ms. Durham was crossing Butler Drive at the east crosswalk when she was struck by a Ford F-150 pickup truck that was attempting to turn right.
A wrong-way accident along Southern Avenue this morning claimed the life of Keith Pounds, Jr. According to accident investigators with the Phoenix Police Department, Mr. Pounds was westbound in the 2400 block of west Southern Avenue when his 2002 Toyota SUV inexplicably crossed the center line into oncoming traffic. His car struck an eastbound 2018 Nissan SUV head-on.
Khadijha Taylor was killed and three other pedestrians were seriously injured after a hit-and-run accident near 7th Avenue and Camelback Road in Phoenix early this morning.
Accident investigators with the Phoenix Police Department report that a pedestrian was struck and killed by a car on Sunday morning at the intersection of 63rd Avenue and Thomas Road.
Marcellos Matthews died early this morning in a rollover accident near the I-10/I-17 stack in Phoenix. According to investigators with the Arizona DPS, Marcellos was a passenger in a car that was driving westbound on I-17 to transition to westbound I-10. The driver lost control of the vehicle and it rolled before striking a tree.
Three people were killed in a head-on collision on Sunland Gin Road near Battaglia Drive on Monday afternoon. According to Pinal County Sheriff’s Office accident investigators, Durrell Smith was southbound on Sunland Gin Road when his sedan drifted across the center line and struck a Ford SUV head-on.
Roberto Manriquez, Jr. and Alexandria Mendez were killed on Friday afternoon when a semi-truck crossed the center line and collided with the Ford F-150 they occupied. Phoenix Police Department accident investigators report that the semi-truck was westbound on Buckeye Road when it swerved into oncoming traffic and struck the Ford F-150 pickup near 69th Avenue.
Detectives with the Phoenix Police Department are searching for the driver of a vehicle that hit and killed Alem Berhe.
Andrew Worth was killed on Friday after his motorcycle was hit at the intersection of 53rd Avenue and Indian School Road in Phoenix.
The front-seat passengers in each of two cars that collided head-on were killed in a wrong-way crash on Interstate 95 early Sunday morning. Emergency responders included crews from three ambulance companies, three fire departments, two medical helicopters and Connecticut State Police.
Jennifer Vegtel and her 5-year-old son, Logan, were killed in a car accident during the Monday evening rush hour on SR-51 in Phoenix. DPS reports that a pickup truck driven by Edgar Ramos-Esteban was southbound on SR-51 at Highland Avenue when it smashed into the rear of the Vegtel vehicle.
Gertrud Sieverd was struck and killed as she crossed a street in central Phoenix last night. Phoenix Police accident investigators report that a car driven by an as-yet unidentified 36-year-old male was northbound on 7th Avenue at about 7:45 p.m. when he struck Ms. Sieverd as she crossed near Palm Lane.
Megan Kay Paulson was killed when two cars collided on the southbound access road to Interstate 17 south of Thunderbird Road on Friday afternoon.
Paul Andrade died of injuries he received when another car struck the one in which he was riding late Wednesday night. According to Phoenix Police accident investigators, at about 10:30 p.m., Jacqueline Sayre was traveling northbound on 16th Street in a 2016 Ford Fusion. She crossed the center line near McKinley Street and collided head-on with a 2001 Hyundai Elantra traveling in the southbound curb lane with five occupants.
A crash involving seven vehicles sent more than a dozen people to hospitals on Sunday afternoon. Northbound I-17 at Rock Springs was closed for almost two hours as officers with the Arizona Department of Public Safety investigated the accident.
Eight people are dead and dozens more injured after a Greyhound bus headed for Phoenix collided with a semi-truck in northwestern New Mexico on Thursday afternoon.
Samuel Flores was struck and killed by an unlicensed teenage driver as he crossed a residential street in Phoenix on Sunday night. The driver, a 17-year-old male, was eastbound on Atlanta Avenue near Seventh Avenue when the car accident occurred at about 8:00 p.m.
Two pedestrians were struck when two vehicles collided and jumped the curb onto a sidewalk. The accident occurred Friday afternoon at 24th Street and Broadway Road in Phoenix.
Henry Rodriguez was struck and killed by a City of Phoenix bus as he crossed a downtown street late this afternoon. According to witnesses, Mr. Rodriguez was crossing 1st Avenue, from west to east at Van Buren Street, as the bus turned south onto First Avenue at about 4:20 p.m. An officer with the Phoenix Police Department witnessed the accident.
Officer Sean George of the Phoenix Police Department is in critical condition following a car accident in Cave Creek on Thursday afternoon.
More than 100 people attended a vigil to celebrate the life of Edgar Nuñez-Hernandez, a 13-year-old student at Profirio H. Gonzales Elementary School who tragically was killed in a car accident in Goodyear.
Jesse Morales has died from injuries he sustained in a rollover accident on Tuesday. According to accident investigators with the Phoenix Phoenix Department, Mr. Morales was a passenger in a Chrysler van that was traveling near 51st Avenue and the I-10. The Chrysler van was struck by a Dodge Ram that was exiting the freeway.
Desiree Sabby died of injuries she received when her car struck a vehicle that was stopped in a lane of I-17 near Northern Avenue in Phoenix early Saturday morning.
Melvin Self was killed when the drilling rig he was operating toppled onto its side as the walls of a newly excavated hole collapsed. The tragic accident occurred on Monday at about 9:30 a.m. at a construction site for the PHX Sky Train at the west end of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.
An alleged drunk driver crossed the center line of northbound El Mirage Road near Maryvale Drive and struck a pedestrian who was walking alongside the road on Tuesday night. Phoenix Police pronounced the unidentified man deceased at the scene.
A pedestrian was hit and killed as he attempted to cross the street near 43rd Avenue and Missouri on Saturday evening. According to accident investigators with the Phoenix Police Department, Martin Jones died after being struck by an SUV. Police believe that the driver of the SUV was under the influence of alcohol awt the time of the crash.
Clifford Yazzie died from injuries he sustained after being struck by a car in Phoenix on Sunday evening. The accident occurred near 17th Avenue and Glendale just after 7:30 p.m.
An unidentified man was killed as he crossed a Phoenix street early this morning.
Robert Melvin was struck by a car as he crossed the street just east of the intersection of 16th Street and Highland Avenue at about 8:30 p.m. on Saturday. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The car’s driver fled the scene.
Four people were injured, one of them seriously, when a Coca-Cola pickup truck heading into Star Valley crossed the centerline on SR-260 and sideswiped a Jeep Wrangler. The pickup then smashed into a 32-foot motorhome that was behind the Jeep. The Jeep and motorhome were traveling together, with the family’s wife driving the Jeep while the husband drove the motorhome in which their 21-year-old daughter was a passenger.
A Grand Canyon University student whose wedding was just two weeks away was killed by a hit-and-run driver while jogging on Sunday night. Taylor White was jogging with a friend southbound on 31st Avenue at about 8:20 p.m. The two runners entered a crosswalk at the intersection with Camelback Road on a green light. Cross traffic was stopped waiting for the red light to change.
George Hatch was killed on Friday as he attempted to cross 19th Avenue near Sunnydale Avenue. According to the Phoenix Police Department, Mr. Hatch was in a wheelchair and attempting to cross the street when he was struck by a vehicle traveling northbound. He was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
A third person has died from injuries received in an accident when an SUV jumped a curb in Fountain Hills and struck four pedestrians on Tuesday morning. Two men and two women, believed to be in their 50s and 60s, were standing on the corner of Palisades and Saguaro Boulevards when the tragic accident occurred.
An accident in Fountain Hills this morning left two people dead and two severely injured. An SUV struck four pedestrians near Saguaro and Palisades Boulevards. According to Rural Metro Fire Department, two people were pronounced dead at the scene. The other two were transported to a local hospital.
Makinzie Johnson died in an accident at a Motel 6 near Interstate 17 in north Phoenix on Friday night. The young girl left her motel room and was struck by the rear side of a tour bus that was moving through the hotel parking lot. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
Noah Perry, age 3, has been identified as the young boy killed in a car accident on Monday night. According to accident investigators with the Phoenix Police Department, Noah was a passenger in an SUV that collided with another vehicle.
Santiago Maya Cruz died of injuries he sustained when the taxi he was driving was struck by another car and rolled last Tuesday. Blaze Franklin was driving east on Thomas Road shortly before midnight when he turned left onto 57th Avenue in front of the taxi Mr. Cruz was driving. The impact caused the taxi to roll onto its roof.
Josephine Saldana has been identified as one of the two victims who died in a car accident at the intersection of 67th Avenue and Thomas Road on Wednesday morning.
Accident investigators with the Phoenix Police Department have not released the names of two women who were struck by a car early Tuesday evening. The accident occurred near 37th Street and Thomas Road in Phoenix.
Patricia Moore was killed Wednesday night when she was struck by a vehicle as she was crossing the street near Broadway Road and 20th Street. Phoenix Fire Department responders pronounced Ms. Moore dead at the scene of the accident.
Two children were air evac'd to a hospital following a head-on collision in Gila Bend on Tuesday evening. Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office accident investigators report that a driver who attempted to pass a semi-truck on a dirt road collided head-on with a vehicle traveling in the opposite lane of traffic.
Daisy Pacheco was killed and thre others were seriously injured in a car accident on Sunday evening in west Phoenix.
The bodies of Patrick Gonzalez, and his 14-year-old son were found inside their truck which was submerged in a canal in a far southwestern part of the valley. Agriculture workers discovered the capsized pickup near Agua Caliente Road and Old U.S. 80 in Arlington, which is just west of Buckeye and about 40 miles west of Phoenix.
Jessie Lindsey was struck and killed near 15th Avenue and Peoria Avenue in north Phoenix on Monday. According to accident investigators with the Phoenix Police Department, the driver of a 2011 Dodge Charger struck and killed Ms. Lindsey before fleeing the scene.
Seven people sustained injuries in a rollover crash on Monday that occurred on I-17 near the Sunset Point rest area. Some of the injuries have been described as serious.
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