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Phoenix AZ

David Rivera Killed in Car Accident on Loop 101 at Tatum

James R. Harrison
August 24, 2020

A car accident on Loop 101 at Tatum Boulevard on Saturday night claimed the life of David Justin Rivera. 

Phoenix AZ

Three Killed in Car Accident on I-17 in Phoenix

Sean M. McGarry
August 14, 2020

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 AZ

Pedestrian Killed in Hit-and-Run Accident in Phoenix

Van O'Steen
July 29, 2020

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.  

Phoenix AZ

Josue Soto Killed in Phoenix Hit-and-Run Accident

Sean M. McGarry
July 15, 2020

Josue Soto was killed as he attempted to cross Van Buren Street near 35th Avenue on Saturday evening.

Phoenix AZ

Dump Truck Rolls Over onto Passenger Car, Trapping Car's Driver

James R. Harrison
July 16, 2020

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. 

Phoenix AZ

Jesus Vazquez Killed in Accident with Motor Home, Another Injured

Van O'Steen
July 15, 2020

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. 

Phoenix AZ

Anahi Gomez-Estrea Killed in Phoenix Car Accident

Van O'Steen
July 11, 2020

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.

Phoenix Motorcycle Accident with Bus

Rider Killed After Motorcycle, Bus Collide in Phoenix

James R. Harrison
July 1, 2020

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.

Jessie Andrade Aracely Arvizu-Hernandez Motorcycle Accident Phoenix AZ

Jessie Andrade and Aracely Arvizu-Hernandez Killed in Phoenix Motorcycle Accident

Jonathan V. O'Steen
June 29, 2020

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.


Phoenix AZ

Rollover Accident in Phoenix Leaves One Person Dead

Van O'Steen
June 29, 2020

An early morning rollover accident in west Phoenix on Monday claimed the life of an as-yet unidentified man. 

Phoenix AZ

Frank DeSomma Killed in Rollover Accident in Phoenix

Van O'Steen
June 19, 2020

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. 

Hit-and-Run Accident I-17 Phoenix AZ

Hit-and-Run Accident Leaves Woman with Life-Threatening Injuries

Van O'Steen
June 15, 2020

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.

Phoenix AZ

Two Hospitalized Following Accident Involving Overturned Street Sweeper

Van O'Steen
June 11, 2020

Northbound traffic on Interstate 17 was closed at Cactus Road following an accident involving an overturned street sweeper on Thursday morning. 

Jawon McKaskill Phoenix Car Accident

Jawon McKaskill Killed, One Other Injured in Phoenix Car Accident

Jonathan V. O'Steen
June 8, 2020

Jawon McKaskill was killed and another injured in a head-on accident that occurred in Phoenix early this morning.

Phoenix AZ

Pedestrian Struck by Two Vehicles Dies of Injuries

Jonathan V. O'Steen
June 6, 2020

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. 

Jared Carillo Car Accident Phoenix AZ

Jared Carillo Killed in Car Accident Caused by Suspected Impaired Driver

James R. Harrison
June 5, 2020

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.

Rollover Accidents Phoenix AZ

Fatal Rollover Accidents on SR-143 Kill One, Injure Two

Jonathan V. O'Steen
May 5, 2020

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.

Phoenix AZ

Kimberley McMahon Dead from Hit-and-Run Accident in Phoenix

Jonathan V. O'Steen
May 2, 2020

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 AZ

Pedestrian Struck and Killed in Phoenix

Van O'Steen
April 28, 2020

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. 

Drunk Driver Motorcycle Accident Phoenix AZ

Motorcyclist Killed by Drunk Driver

James R. Harrison
April 23, 2020

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 Motorcycle Accident Phoenix AZ

Phoenix Motorcycle Accident Claims the Life of Erik Valenzuela

Jonathan V. O'Steen
April 8, 2020

Erik Valenzuela was killed after a vehicle collided with his motorcycle. The accident occurred this afternoon near 48th Avenue and Encanto Boulevard.

Phoenix AZ Car Accident

Phoenix Car Accident Sends Three People to Hospital

Jonathan V. O'Steen
March 28, 2020

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.

Phoenix Motorcycle Accident

Two Sustain Critical Injuries After Motorcycle, Car Collide in Phoenix

James R. Harrison
March 6, 2020

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 Accident AZ

ADOT Employee Frank Dorizio Hit, Killed While Working

Jonathan V. O'Steen
March 4, 2020

Frank Dorizio tragically was killed while he was setting up a highway sign as part of his work with the Arizona Department of Transportation.

Phoenix Car Accident

Phoenix Police Report Three Injured After Vehicles Collide, hit Wall

Van O'Steen
March 1, 2020

Three people were injured in a car accident at 48th Avenue and McDowell Road on Sunday morning.

Phoenix AZ Car Accident

19-Year-Old May Lose Legs Following Accident

Jonathan V. O'Steen
February 28, 2020

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. 

Aaron Reily Motorcycle Accident Phoenix AZ

Aaron Reily Killed in Motorcycle Accident in Phoenix

Van O'Steen
February 27, 2020

A motorcycle accident claimed the life of Aaron Reily on Wednesday afternoon near 31st Avenue and Bell Road in Phoenix.

Phoenix Arizona

Ma Ponce Killed in Wrong-Way Head-On Accident South of Phoenix

James R. Harrison
February 24, 2020

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. 

Derrick Coleman Phoenix Car Accident

Derrick Coleman Killed in Phoenix Car Accident

Van O'Steen
February 22, 2020

Two SUVs collided at 35th Avenue and Thunderbird Road in Phoenix shortly after noon on Friday, claiming the life of Derrick Coleman.

Phoenix Officer Injured in Car Accident

Phoenix Officer Injured in Suspected DUI Crash

Jonathan V. O'Steen
February 22, 2020

An officer with the Phoenix Police Department is recovering from injuries she sustained after a car accident at 24th Street and Southern last night.

Buckeye Car Accident

Buckeye Car Accident Sends Five to Hospital

Van O'Steen
February 22, 2020

Five people were seriously injured last night as a result of a car accident at Miller Road and Southern Avenue.

Bylas Arizona

Richard Allbee Killed in Car Accident in Eastern Arizona

Jonathan V. O'Steen
February 10, 2020

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.

Phoenix Arizona Truck Accident

Jose Gonzales Killed, Others Injured in Four-Car Accident

Jonathan V. O'Steen
February 6, 2020

A four-car accident on the Phoenix/Tempe border claimed one life and injured several others on Wednesday afternoon. 

Phoenix Arizona Truck Accident

Six-Vehicle Accident Involving Two Semi-Trucks Injures Eight

James R. Harrison
February 4, 2020

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 Phoenix Car Accident

Michael Phillips Dies After Woman Rendering Aid Accidentally Runs Him Over

Jonathan V. O'Steen
January 31, 2020

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.

Man Pushing Wheelchair Struck and Killed Phoenix AZ

Four Seriously Injured in Phoenix Accident After Car Hits Bus Stop

James R. Harrison
January 30, 2020

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."

Man Pushing Wheelchair Struck and Killed Phoenix AZ

Man Pushing Wheelchair Across Street Struck and Killed

Van O'Steen
January 29, 2020

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.

Phoenix AZ

Timothy Romanoski Killed in Motorcycle Accident in North Phoenix

Jonathan V. O'Steen
January 18, 2020

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.

AMille Sanchez Phoenix Car Accident

A'Mille Sanchez Injured Following Serious Car Accident

Van O'Steen
January 6, 2020

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.

Phoenix Car Accident

Two in Critical Condition After Car Accident in West Phoenix

Jonathan V. O'Steen
January 5, 2020

A car accident this morning at 35th Avenue and Van Buren in Phoenix has left three injured, including two people in critical condition.

Phoenix Car Accident

5-Year-Old Hospitalized, Others Injured in Phoenix Car Accident

Van O'Steen
January 5, 2020

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.

Teenager in Critical Condition After Phoenix AZ Car Accident

Help Sought in Solving Hit-and-Run that Killed Tanya Karim

James R. Harrison
January 5, 2020

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.

Teenager in Critical Condition After Phoenix AZ Car Accident

Javier Solis Critical After Being Struck by Car While Saving Kids

James R. Harrison
January 2, 2020

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 Phoenix AZ Car Accident

Drunk Driver Blamed for Phoenix Car Accident that Killed Kaniesha Sutton

Jonathan V. O'Steen
January 1, 2020

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.

Kaniesha Sutton Phoenix AZ Car Accident

Six Injured in Phoenix Crash Involving Drunk Driver

Van O'Steen
January 1, 2020

Six people were injured early this morning in an accident that occurred near 15th Street and Yale in Phoenix.

Kathleen Watson Phoenix AZ Car Accident

Kathleen Watson Killed in Accident Involving Airport Parking Shuttle Bus

James R. Harrison
January 1, 2020

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 Phoenix AZ Car Accident

Anthony Naccarelli Killed in Phoenix Crash, Matthew Schwartz Charged with Manslaughter

Jonathan V. O'Steen
December 29, 2019

Anthony Naccarelli was killed in a crash at 51st Avenue and Union Hills Drive yesterday.

Jacinta Raya Car Accident Phoenix AZ

Jacinta Raya Killed, Three Injured in Phoenix Crash

Van O'Steen
December 28, 2019

Jacinta Raya died as a result of injuries she received in a collision yesterday evening in west Phoenix.

Jesus Caballero Truck Accident Phoenix AZ

Jesus Caballero Dies After Being Hit by Semi-Truck on I-17

Jonathan V. O'Steen
December 28, 2019

Jesus Caballero was killed on Friday after he was hit by a Fry's semi-truck on I-17 near Camelback Road.

Jesus Caballero Truck Accident Phoenix AZ

Phoenix Resident Fred Jolayemi Killed in San Antonio Car Accident

Jonathan V. O'Steen
December 27, 2019

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.

Jonathan Marroquin Car Accident Phoenix AZ

Jonathan Marroquin and Unborn Baby Killed, Others Injured in Accident

Jonathan V. O'Steen
December 26, 2019

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 Truck Accident Phoenix AZ

Jairo Quinonez Killed in Crash with Semi-Truck

Van O'Steen
December 27, 2019

Jairo Quinonez has died after his SUV collided with a semi-truck on Thursday. The accident occurred on 27th Avenue near McDowell in Phoenix.

Phoenix Arizona

Lola Thomason Killed, Unidentified Woman Seriously Injured in Phoenix Accident

James R. Harrison
December 24, 2019

A woman involved in a collision in north Phoenix on Monday has died and another remains in the hospital with serious injuries.

Phoenix Car Accident Juan Carlos Molina-Limon

Car Accident in North Phoenix Leaves Juan Carlos Molina-Limon Dead, Four Injured

Jonathan V. O'Steen
December 18, 2019

A car accident on Friday afternoon left one dead and four others injured.

Irma Pedroza Car Accident Phoenix AZ

Irma Pedroza Killed in Phoenix Crash Involving Dump Truck

Jonathan V. O'Steen
December 18, 2019

Irma Pedroza was killed in a three-vehicle accident at 7th Avenue and Southern in Phoenix.

Phoenix AZ

Three-Vehicle Accident in Phoenix Claims Life of Scott Voelkel

Jonathan V. O'Steen
December 12, 2019

A three-vehicle accident claimed the life of Scott Voelkel and sent five others to hospitals on Thursday evening.  

Phoenix AZ

Woman Dies in North Phoenix Car Accident

Jonathan V. O'Steen
December 12, 2019

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.

Phoenix AZ

Juana DeLaTorre Struck and Killed While Crossing Street in Phoenix Crosswalk

James R. Harrison
December 11, 2019

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. 

Phoenix AZ

Leticia Ochoa Killed in Phoenix Car Accident, Two Others Injured

Jonathan V. O'Steen
November 24, 2019

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 Car Accident Phoenix AZ

Karen Render Killed in Head-on Accident on Grand Avenue in Phoenix

James R. Harrison
November 20, 2019

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.

Cuauhtemoc Rodriguez Ibarra Motorcycle Accident Phoenix AZ

Woman Critically Injured in Hit-and-Run Motorcycle Accident

Van O'Steen
November 18, 2019

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 Accident

Goodyear Student Peyton Munger Killed in Tragic Accident

Jonathan V. O'Steen
November 18, 2019

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 Motorcycle Accident Phoenix AZ

Noah Clementson Killed in Phoenix Motorcycle Accident

Van O'Steen
November 13, 2019

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.

Phoenix AZ

Woman in Wheelchair Struck by Hit-and-Run Driver in Phoenix

James R. Harrison
October 31, 2019

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. 

Car Accident Avondale AZ

Three-Year-Old Seriously Injured in Avondale Car Accident

Van O'Steen
October 28, 2019

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.

Alika Lyau-Goowin Josiah Gerona Car Accident Avondale AZ

Four Vehicle Accident Leaves Alika Lyau-Goowin Dead, Josiah Gerona Hospitalized

Jonathan V. O'Steen
October 24, 2019

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.

Wrong Way Driver Phoenix AZ

Wrong-Way Driver Crashes Into 3 Cars, Injures Self and Four Others in Accident on I-17

Van O'Steen
October 2, 2019

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. 

Phoenix Arizona Car Accident

Road Rage Incident Leaves Man with Multiple Skull Fractures

Van O'Steen
September 26, 2019

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. 

Phoenix Arizona Car Accident

Manual Araiza Killed in Pedestrian Accident in Phoenix

Van O'Steen
August 26, 2019

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. 

Salvador Banda Car Accident Phoenix AZ

Salvador Banda, Jr. Killed in Accident on 7th Avenue Near Broadway

Van O'Steen
August 14, 2019

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.  

Edgar Ferral-Lopez Hit-and-Run Car Accident Phoenix AZ

Edgar Ferral-Lopez Killed in Hit-and-Run Accident

Van O'Steen
July 14, 2019

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.

Nester Lopez Accident Phoenix AZ

Nester Lopez Killed in Hit-and-Run Accident in Phoenix

Van O'Steen
July 14, 2019

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 Motorcycle Accident Phoenix AZ

Samuel Quick Killed, Passenger Injured in Motorcycle Accident Caused by Impaired Driver

Jonathan V. O'Steen
July 13, 2019

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 Arizona Car Accident

Steven Hoffman Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver While Walking on Sidewalk

Jonathan V. O'Steen
July 3, 2019

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.

Deqa Osman Jane Hurley Car Accident Phoenix Arizona

Pedestrians Deqa Osman and Jane Hurley Killed After Two Cars Collide

James R. Harrison
June 18, 2019

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 Accident Arizona

Johnny Nero Killed on Motorized Bicycle in Phoenix

Van O'Steen
June 4, 2019

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.

Phoenix Arizona Car Accident

Jerry Smith Hit and Killed near ASU West Campus in Phoenix

Jonathan V. O'Steen
June 2, 2019

Jerry Smith was hit and killed as he attempted to cross a street near Arizona State University's West campus in Phoenix last night.

Phoenix Firefighter Injured in Car Accident

Phoenix Firefighter Injured in Car Accident on I-10

Jonathan V. O'Steen
June 2, 2019

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.

Phoenix Arizona

Raymond Lounsbury Struck and Killed While Crossing Phoenix Street

Jonathan V. O'Steen
May 27, 2019

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 Car Accident Phoenix AZ

Denise Cruz Killed, Baby Seriously Injured in Crash with Dump Truck

James R. Harrison
May 27, 2019

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 Car Accident Buckeye AZ

Car Accident in Buckeye Claims Life of Eric Merrill, Injures Two

Van O'Steen
May 25, 2019

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.

Phoenix Arizona Car Accident

Jessica Mendoza Killed, Eight Injured in Car Accident At 7th Avenue and Baseline in Phoenix

James R. Harrison
May 25, 2019

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.

Phoenix Arizona

Jesena Andony Killed in Phoenix Accident

Jonathan V. O'Steen
May 20, 2019

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.

Phoenix Arizona

Sam Veazey Hit and Killed by Suspected Drunk Driver

Jonathan V. O'Steen
May 11, 2019

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.

Cherish Lewis Car Accident Phoenix AZ

Cherish Lewis and Bianca Aguirre Die Following Car Accident

Jonathan V. O'Steen
May 6, 2019

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.

Phoenix Arizona

Phoenix Police Investigating Motorcycle Accident that Killed Brannen Carter

James R. Harrison
April 28, 2019

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 Cell Phone Ban

Arizona Bans all Handheld Cell Phone Use While Driving

Van O'Steen
April 23, 2019

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 Car Accident Phoenix AZ

Stephanie Oros, Three Children Seriously Injured in Hit-and-Run Accident

Van O'Steen
April 8, 2019

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.  

Litzi Robledo Tania Robledo-Muniz Car Accident Phoenix AZ

Litzi Robledo and Tania Robledo-Muniz Die Following Car Accident in Phoenix

Jonathan V. O'Steen
March 5, 2019

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 Motorcycle Accident

William Curran Killed in Motorcycle Accident in South Phoenix

Jonathan V. O'Steen
March 4, 2019

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.

Phoenix Arizona Motorcycle Accident

Kevin Vazquez-Teran Killed in Phoenix Motorcycle Accident

Jonathan V. O'Steen
March 1, 2019

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.

Phoenix Arizona Motorcycle Accident

Mercedes Durham Hit and Killed in Phoenix Crosswalk

Jonathan V. O'Steen
March 1, 2019

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.

Phoenix Arizona

Keith Pounds, Jr. Killed in wrong-Way Accident on Southern Avenue

James R. Harrison
February 28, 2019

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.

Khadija Taylor Car Accident Phoenix Arizona

Khadijha Taylor Killed, THree Other Pedestrians Injured in Phoenix Accident

Jonathan V. O'Steen
February 22, 2019

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.

Phoenix Arizona

Pedestrian Struck and Killed in phoenix

James R. Harrison
February 18, 2019

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.

Phoenix Arizona Car Accident

Marcellos Matthews Killed in Rollover Accident

Jonathan V. O'Steen
February 17, 2019

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.

Joyce McNeil, James McNeil and Durrell Smith

Head-On Collision Kills Joyce McNeil, James McNeil and Durrell Smith

Van O'Steen
February 12, 2019

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 Alexandria Mendez Accident Phoenix Arizona

Roberto Manriquez, Jr. and Alexandria Mendez Killed in Accident in Phoenix

Jonathan V. O'Steen
January 20, 2019

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. 

Phoenix Arizona Car Accident

Phoenix Police Looking for Driver in Hit-and-Run Crash that Killed Alem Berhe

Jonathan V. O'Steen
December 31, 2018

Detectives with the Phoenix Police Department are searching for the driver of a vehicle that hit and killed Alem Berhe.

Phoenix Arizona Motorcycle Accident

Andrew Worth Killed in Phoenix Motorcycle Accident

Jonathan V. O'Steen
December 19, 2018

Andrew Worth was killed on Friday after his motorcycle was hit at the intersection of 53rd Avenue and Indian School Road in Phoenix.

Eric Ramakers Car Accident

Eric Ramakers of Phoenix Killed in Car Accident in Connecticut

Jonathan V. O'Steen
December 19, 2018

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 Car Accident

Jennifer Vegtel and Logan Vegtel Killed in Car Accident on SR-51 in Phoenix

Jonathan V. O'Steen
December 11, 2018

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.

Phoenix Arizona Car Accident

Gertrud Sieverd Killed While Crossing Street on Halloween Night

Van O'Steen
November 1, 2018

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 Paulson Car Accident Phoenix Arizona

Rollover on I-17 in Phoenix Kills Megan Kay Paulson

Jonathan V. O'Steen
October 27, 2018

Megan Kay Paulson was killed when two cars collided on the southbound access road to Interstate 17 south of Thunderbird Road on Friday afternoon.

Phoenix Car Accident Paul Andrade

Paul Andrade Killed in Head-on Collision in Phoenix

Jonathan V. O'Steen
September 27, 2018

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. 

Rock Springs Arizona Car Accident

Accident on Northbound I-17 Sends 13 People to Hospital

James R. Harrison
September 4, 2018

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.

New Mexico Truck Accident

Eight Dead After Phoenix-Bound Bus and Semi-Truck Collide in New Mexico

Van O'Steen
August 31, 2018

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.

Phoenix Arizona Car Accident

Samuel Flores Struck and Killed by Unlicensed Teenage Driver

Jonathan V. O'Steen
August 13, 2018

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.

Phoenix Arizona Car Accident

Man Dies When Cars Veer Onto Phoenix Sidewalk

James R. Harrison
August 4, 2018

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 City of Phoenix Bus Accident

Henry Rodriguez Dies After Being Struck by Phoenix City Bus

Jonathan V. O'Steen
August 1, 2018

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 Phoenix Car Accident

Phoenix Police Officer Sean George Injured in Car Accident

Jonathan V. O'Steen
July 21, 2018

Officer Sean George of the Phoenix Police Department is in critical condition following a car accident in Cave Creek on Thursday afternoon.

Edgar Nunez Hernandez Car Accident Goodyear Arizona

Edgar NuÑez Hernandez Killed in Goodyear Car Accident

James R. Harrison
July 2, 2018

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 Car Accident Phoenix AZ

Jesse Morales Dies in Rollover Accident in Phoenix

Jonathan V. O'Steen
June 28, 2018

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.

Phoenix Arizona Car Accident

Desiree Sabby Killed in Car Accident on I-17 in Phoenix

Jonathan V. O'Steen
June 12, 2018

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.

Martin Jones Accident Phoenix AZ

Melvin Self Killed in Construction Site Accident at Sky Harbor

Van O'Steen
May 24, 2018

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.

Phoenix Arizona Car Accident

Pedestrian Killed in West Phoenix Accident Caused by Drunk Driver

James R. Harrison
May 17, 2018

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.

Martin Jones Accident Phoenix AZ

Suspected Drunk Driver Hits and Kills Martin Jones

Van O'Steen
May 14, 2018

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 Accident Phoenix AZ

Clifford Yazzie Dies After Being Struck by Car in Phoenix

Van O'Steen
May 14, 2018

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.

Phoenix Arizona

Hit-and-Run Accident in Phoenix Leaves Pedestrian Dead

James R. Harrison
April 19, 2018

An unidentified man was killed as he crossed a Phoenix street early this morning.

Phoenix Arizona

Robert Melvin Killed While Crossing Street in Central Phoenix

Jonathan V. O'Steen
April 8, 2018

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.

Star Valley Arizona Car Accident

Coca Cola Truck Sideswipes Jeep, Smashes Into Motorhome in Star Valley

Van O'Steen
April 8, 2018

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.

Taylor White Grand Canyon University

Taylor White Killed in Hit-and-Run Accident While Jogging

Jonathan V. O'Steen
April 9, 2018

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.

Phoenix Arizona

George Hatch Killed While Crossing Phoenix Street in Wheelchair

Van O'Steen
March 19, 2018

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.

Fountain Hills Pedestrian Accident

Third Person Dies of Injuries from Accident in Fountain Hills

Jonathan V. O'Steen
March 14, 2018

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. 

Fountain Hills Pedestrian Accident

Four Pedestrians Struck in Fountain Hills, Two Dead

Jonathan V. O'Steen
March 13, 2018

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.

Phoenix Arizona

Makinzie Johnson Killed in Tragic Accident

Jonathan V. O'Steen
March 5, 2018

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 Phoenix Car Accident

Noah Perry, Age 3, Killed in Phoenix Car Accident

Jonathan V. O'Steen
February 14, 2018

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.

Phoenix Arizona

Santiago Maya Cruz Dies of Injuries Received in Taxi Accident

Jonathan V. O'Steen
February 12, 2018

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 Phoenix Car Accident

Josephine Saldana Killed in Phoenix Car Accident

Jonathan V. O'Steen
February 9, 2018

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.

Phoenix Arizona Car Accident

Two Women Hospitalized in Critical Condition After Being Struck

Van O'Steen
January 24, 2018

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 Phoenix Car Accident

Patricia Moore Killed While Crossing Street in South Phoenix

James R. Harrison
January 18, 2018

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.

Gila Bend Arizona Car Accident

Two Children Injured in Head-On Collision in Gila Bend

Van O'Steen
January 16, 2018

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 Phoenix Car Accident

Daisy PAcheco Killed in Phoenix Car Accident

O'Steen & Harrison, PLC
January 8, 2018

Daisy Pacheco was killed and thre others were seriously injured in a car accident on Sunday evening in west Phoenix.

Buckeye Arizona

Patrick Gonzalez and Son Found Inside Truck Submerged in Canal

James R. Harrison
January 3, 2018

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. 

Phoenix AZ

Jessie Lindsey Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver in Phoenix

Jonathan V. O'Steen
December 27, 2017

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.

Sunset Point Arizona

Rollover Crash Near Sunset Point Injures Seven

Jonathan V. O'Steen
December 26, 2017

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.