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Scottsdale Personal Injury and Car Accident News
Debra Ceschin DIes Following Hit-and-Run Accident
A hit-and-run accident left a bicyclist dead near the entrance to McDowell Mountain Regional Park early Tuesday morning. Debra Ceschin was riding a bicycle when she was hit by a white pickup truck. She later died from her injuries.
Roel Vera and Walter Scurei Killed in Accident in Scottsdale, Three Others Hospitalized
Three vehicles collided at Pinnacle Peak and Pima roads Sunday afternoon. One of the cars was driven by Roel Vera, who died at the scene. Four others were hospitalized. A passenger in one of the other vehicles, Walter Scurei, died of his injuries on Monday morning.
Leonard Leon, Beldon Patrick and Bella Leon Die in Scottsdale Crash
Three members of a family living on the Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Reservation were killed when a black SUV driven by John McDonagh slammed into their vehicle on Saturday night at about 9:30 p.m. The family members are identified as Leonard Leon, his wife Beldon Patrick and their six-year-old daughter, Bella Leon.
Nicholas Meath Killed in Car Accident on Scottsdale Road
An alleged street race ended in a crash that killed one of the drivers Saturday night at about 6:30 p.m. Nicholas Meath, and Cameron Groom were driving their cars side-by-side southbound on Scottsdale Road at a high rate of speed near Indian Bend Road when Mr. Meath lost control of his vehicle.
Five People Injured After Car Slams Into Back of Golf Cart
A crash involving a vehicle and a golf cart early Sunday morning injured five people. The collision occurred on Miller Road near Chaparral Road in Scottsdale.
SUV Strikes Women Standing on Patio Before Crashing Into Bar
An SUV struck two women who were standing on a patio outside DJ’s Bar and Grill in Scottsdale on Thursday night. One of the as-yet unidentified women was critically injured. The second woman suffered serious injuries.
Garbage Truck Hits, Kills Freddy Tombo in Scottsdale
Scottsdale Police were dispatched to the scene of an accident involving a City of Scottsdale garbage truck and a pedestrian in the early morning hours today.
Toddler Walking on Sidewalk Hit, Killed by Car That Jumped Curb
A 2-year-old boy was killed when he was hit by a car as he was walking on a sidewalk with his parents. The accident occurred this morning near Hayden and Via de Ventura in Scottsdale.
Jason Barnhart Killed in Pedestrian Accident
Jason Barnhart died after he was struck by a car as he crossed 68th Street on Thursday morning.
Scottsdale Car Accident Sends Three People to Hospital
Three people were injured in a car accident at Thompson Peak Parkway and Desert Camp Drive in Scottsdale. All three were taken to a local hospital but their conditions are not known.
Scottsdale Police Motorcycle Officer Injured During Traffic Stop
A collision between a motorcycle and a car near Tucson Mall on Wednesday afternoon left one man dead. Edward Ward was on his motorcycle southbound in the curb lane of Oracle Road. The as-yet unidentified driver of a Ford Escape was northbound on Oracle in the left turn lane.
ABC15 Anchor Marc Thompson Struck by Car in Scottsdale
Marc Thompson was hospitalized on Tuesday after he was hit by a car at 90th Street and Bell Road in Scottsdale. Witnesses rendered aid on scene until emergency responders arrived and transported Mr. Thompson to a local hospital for treatment.
Police Chase Shoplifters from Tempe to Scottsdale, Ensuing Crash Sends Five to Hospital
Tempe Police were called to a Walmart near Elliot Road and Priest Drive Friday afternoon where a couple was accused of shoplifting. The suspects had left the store and were in the parking lot in the process of carjacking a vehicle. When Tempe Police arrived, witnesses directed them to a tan pickup in the parking lot.
Kathryn Kanson of West Fargo Killed in Scottsdale Motorcycle Accident
Kathryn Hanson died as the result of injuries she received when the motorcycle on which she was a passenger collided with a sedan in Scottsdale.
Peter Johnson Dies in Car Accident After Driver Runs Red Light
Peter Johnson was killed on Saturday morning when his vehicle was t-boned at 74th Street and Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard in Scottsdale.
Impairment Suspected in Scottsdale Car Accident that Killed Rideshare Driver
A rideshare driver was killed in a three-car collision on Sunday afternoon near Hayden Road and the Loop 101 in Scottsdale.
Fred Hubbell Seriously Injured in Bicycle Accident
A bicyclist was seriously injured in Scottsdale last Friday when he was struck by a car that ran a red-light. The injured man is identified as Fred Hubbell, a former gubernatorial nominee and businessman in Iowa.
Jung Son Kim Killed in Car Accident in Scottsdale
Scottsdale native Jung Son Kim died from injuries she received when she was struck by a car while crossing Scottsdale Road in the 1900 block on Wednesday night.
Officer Clayton Townsend Killed in Car Accident on Loop 101
Officer Clayton Townsend, a five-year veteran of the Salt River Police Department, was struck and killed on northbound Loop 101 near Scottsdale Road at about 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday as he stood in an emergency lane next to a vehicle he had stopped.
Man Injured by Michael DiFoggio, Who Ran From Accident Scene
A man driving an SUV pulled onto the road’s dirt shoulder and parked so that his wife could capture a photo of one of Arizona’s famous sunsets Friday night. Scottsdale Police accident investigators report that a Jeep driven by Michael DiFoggio slammed into the SUV, seriously injuring its as-yet unidentified driver. The couple’s young son sustained minor injuries; the wife suffered none.
Landry Forkiner Killed in Scottsdale Hit-and-Run Accident
Landry Forkiner was struck and killed in a hit-and-run accident at Scottsdale Road and McDowell early yesterday morning. Scottsdale Police were called to the scene at 2:30 a.m., where they found Mr. Forkiner in the intersection. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Four Pedestrians Struck in Fountain Hills, Two Dead
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.
Three Injured in Accident on Sidewalk in Front of Safeway
A woman accidentally drove her SUV onto a sidewalk where she struck two men on Tuesday afternoon. The midsize SUV was in the parking lot of the Safeway store at Scottsdale Road and Shea Boulevard when it drove onto the sidewalk in front of the store.
Unidentified Man Killed in Scottsdale HIt-and-Run Accident
A pedestrian who collapsed in a Scottsdale crosswalk was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver late Wednesday night. Scottsdale Police Department accident investigators report that a witness observed a man lying in a crosswalk on east Shea Boulevard, possibly as the result of a medical event. An SUV eastbound on Shea struck the man near 72nd Place, but did not stop. The unidentified man later died at the hospital.
Amy Chervenak, Daughter Deliberately Run Down
The wife and daughter of a Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office deputy reportedly were intentionally run down as they walked along the sidewalk in their neighborhood on Wednesday night. Deputy Sergeant Steve Chervenak said the driver of a pickup truck drove onto the sidewalk and deliberately struck his wife, Amy Chervenak, and his daughter.
Uber Driver Strikes and Kills Pedestrian in Scottsdale
A driver for Uber struck a pedestrian on Camelback Road early Thursday morning. Police investigators report that a pickup truck driving westbound on Camelback near 78th Street struck a male pedestrian who was walking in a traffic lane at about 1:30 a.m. After speaking with the driver of the pickup, police said neither speed nor impairment appear to be factors contributing to the accident.
Ten People Treated for Injuries in Halloween Rollover Accident
An SUV filled with trick-or-treaters dressed in Halloween costumes overturned Tuesday night near Dixileta Drive and North Valley Parkway. One of the passengers, a 7-year-old girl, was seriously injured when she was ejected as the vehicle rolled. She was air evacuated to a pediatric trauma center.
Robert Demar Killed in Fiery Motorcycle Accident on Loop 101
A motorcycle accident on Loop 101 in North Scottsdale has claimed the life of Robert Demar. According to accident investigators with the Arizona Department of Public Safety, Mr. Demar stopped his disabled bike on the left shoulder of northbound Loop 101 and activated the hazard lights. A pickup truck then ran onto the shoulder and struck Mr. Demar and his motorcycle.
Kaillie Plante and Nicholas Minard Killed, Four Injured in Semi-Truck Accident
Nicholas Minard and Kaillie Plante were both killed on SR-87 when the driver of a lumber truck ran a red light and struck two passenger vehicles. Those two vehicles were propelled into two other vehicles. The tragic accident occurred at Shea Boulevard near Scottsdale.
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