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Tempe Personal Injury and Car Accident News

Tempe AZ Motorcycle Accident

Joseph Henry Killed After Being Run Over by Large Truck

Matthew P. MacLeod
June 22, 2021

Joseph Henry was killed on Sunday after he was run over by a large box truck in Tempe.

Tempe AZ Motorcycle Accident

Motorcyclist Suffers Serious Injuries in Tempe Crash

Lincoln Combs
January 13, 2021

A crash this afternoon involving a motorcycle and a car left the motorcyclist with serious injuries.

Tempe AZ Truck Accident

Driver Killed After Colliding with Light Rail Train in Tempe

Van O'Steen
January 3, 2021

An unidentified man was killed after his vehicle collided with a light rail train in Tempe early this morning.

Tempe AZ Truck Accident

Gas Cylinder Explosion at ASU Injures Three

Jonathan V. O'Steen
September 16, 2020

An accident involving a gas cylinder explosion injured three contractors at Arizona State University on Tuesday morning.  ASU Police and Tempe Fire Medical Rescue responded to the call.  Two men, ages 27 and 50, were transported to the hospital for treatment of lacerations and serious chemical burns.  A third man was treated at the scene for minor injuries. 

Tempe AZ Truck Accident

Minivan and Semi-Truck Collide at Priest and Elliot in Tempe

James R. Harrison
July 28, 2020

An accident involving a semi-truck and a minivan at Priest Drive and Elliot Road sent one person to the hospital with serious injuries on Monday morning.  The incident generated responses from three different fire departments.

Julia Hunt Tempe AZ Car Accident in New York

Julia Hunt of Tempe Dies in New York Car Accident

Van O'Steen
June 5, 2020

Tempe resident Julia Hunt died when her car was struck head-on by a wrong-way driver on a New York highway early Thursday morning.  New York State Police were in the process of searching for a reported wrong-way driver when they came upon the wreckage of two cars near mile marker 413 on Interstate 90.  

Drunk Driver Hits Pedestrian Mill Avenue Tempe AZ

Elderly Pedestrian Struck and Killed While Crossing Mill Avenue

Van O'Steen
May 22, 2020

A suspected drunk driver struck and killed a 77-year-old female pedestrian as she crossed Mill Avenue on Thursday night.  The as-yet unidentified woman crossed Mill Avenue from the west to the east side near Del Rio Drive at about 9:00 p.m.

Michael Trousdale Motorcycle Accident Tempe AZ

Michael Trousdale Killed in Tempe Hit-and-Run Accident

Jonathan V. O'Steen
March 3, 2020

The Arizona Department of Public Safety is asking for the public’s help in finding a driver who struck and killed a motorcyclist on US-60 on Monday.  Michael Trousdale was riding his black Harley-Davidson motorcycle on the 60 near McClintock Drive when he was struck. 

Tempe Rollover Accident on I-10

Life-Threatening Injuries for Four Involved in Tempe Rollover Accident

Van O'Steen
February 22, 2020

Four people were injured today as a result of a rollover collision that occurred on the I-10 eastbound to US-60 transition ramp. Fire officials report that all four have potentially life-threatening injuries.

Tempe Arizona

One Dead After Car Accident in Tempe Involving Five Vehicles

Jonathan V. O'Steen
February 9, 2020

One person was killed in a car accident late Saturday evening involving five vehicles. The crash occurred in the eastbound lanes of I-10 at Warner Road at about 11:30 p.m.

Motorcycle Crashes Into Tempe House

Two Injured After Motorcycle Crashes Into Tempe House

James R. Harrison
February 2, 2020

Two people sustained serious injuries after a motorcycle crashed into a house near Mill Avenue and Southern in Tempe.

Tempe Arizona Car Accident

Car Accident in Tempe Injures Five, INcluding Two Children

Van O'Steen
January 5, 2020

Five people were injured this afternoon as a result of a car accident at Broadway and Rural in Tempe.

Marc Norman Car Accident Tempe AZ

Tempe City Council Candidate Injured in Dramatic Car Accident

James R. Harrison
December 11, 2019

Marc Norman, a candidate for Tempe City Council, was injured on Tuesday when a Jeep Wrangler pushed his car underneath a school bus that was stopped at railroad tracks.  Mr. Norman told The Arizona Republic that he was eastbound on Southern Avenue on his way to Tempe High School when the school bus in front of him stopped at railroad tracks, as required by law, near Kyrene Road.  

Tempe Arizona Car Accident

Three Hospitalized Following Two-Car Accident in Tempe

Jonathan V. O'Steen
September 5, 2019

One car rear-ended another that was stopped at a traffic light, sending the first into a crosswalk, where it struck two young children.  The accident happened at the intersection of 48th Street and Southern Avenue.  Tempe Police and Tempe Fire responded to the scene.

Tempe Arizona

Two Adolescents Injured in Car-Skateboarding Accident

Van O'Steen
June 4, 2019

A 13-year-old boy and a 12-year-old girl suffered injuries after they were struck by a vehicle while skateboarding in Tempe early Monday evening.  The accident occurred at College Avenue and Southern Avenue.

Tempe Arizona

Kayla Gonzalez Endures Multiple Surgeries Following Accident

James R. Harrison
August 27, 2018

Kayla Gonzalez may have to postpone her first day at Arizona State University for a year while she recovers from an accident that left her severely injured.

Toddler Hit by Golf Car Parts Co Truck in Tempe AZ

Toddler Clings to Life After Being Hit by Truck in Tempe

Jonathan V. O'Steen
June 28, 2018

A toddler is clinging to life after being hit by a truck in the parking lot of an apartment complex.  The accident occurred around 2:00 p.m. on Monday afternoon outside an apartment complex at 950 S. Terrace Road in Tempe as a father was unloading his children from his car. 

Elaine Herzberg Accident Uber Self-Driving Vehicle

Elaine Herzberg Identified as Victim in Crash Involving Uber Self-Driving Car

Jonathan V. O'Steen
March 19, 2018

Elaine Herzberg has been identified by the Tempe Police Department as the victim in the crash that occurred last night involving an Uber self-driving vehicle. According to the Tempe Police Department, the Uber vehicle was headed northbound on Mill Avenue near Curry Road when it struck Ms. Herzberg. Although initial reports describe Ms. Herzberg as a pedestrian walking across the street, photographs from the scene include a damaged bicycle laying near the point of impact.

Tempe Arizona

Uber Self-Driving Vehicle Hits and Kills Pedestrian in Tempe

Jonathan V. O'Steen
March 19, 2018

An unidentified woman died overnight after she was struck by a self-driving vehicle. According to the Tempe Police Department, the Uber was in autonomous mode when it hit the woman who was crossing Mill Avenue near Curry Road.

Penny Brown Accident Tempe AZ

Pedestrian Accident in Tempe Claims Life of Penny Brown

Van O'Steen
March 12, 2018

Penny Brown was struck by a car while crossing a street in Tempe near Baseline Road and Priest Drive.  Tempe Police Department accident investigators report that the vehicle continued a short distance before striking a Circle K sign.

Xiaoying Wen Accident Tempe AZ

Xiaoying Wen, Renowned Pianist, Killed in Tempe Bicycle Accident

Van O'Steen
November 22, 2017

Xiaoying Wen, a doctoral student in music at Arizona State University, was killed while riding his bicycle near campus last Thursday.  Tempe Police accident investigators report that Mr. Wen was in the crosswalk at Rural Road and Vista Del Cerro Drive when he was struck by a pickup truck. 

Sabrina Gillis Motorcycle Accident Phoenix AZ

Katie Zeitino, Miguel Zeitino and Magdalena Zeitino Killed in Head-On Accident

Van O'Steen
October 3, 2017

A head-on collision claimed the lives of three people on Monday evening. Katie Marie Zeitino, her husband, Miguel Zeitino, and mother-in-law, Magdalena Zeitino, were near Southern Avenue and Hardy Drive in Tempe on Monday night when their vehicle was struck head-on.  

Tempe Pedestrian Struck and Killed

Tempe Pedestrian Struck and Killed While Walking on Sidewalk

O'Steen & Harrison, PLC
June 16, 2017

An unidentified pedestrian in Tempe was struck and killed by a car that swerved onto the sidewalk on Thursday night.

Tempe Arizona Accident Lawyers

Woman Killed in Car Accident on U.S. 60 in Tempe

Van O'Steen
February 13, 2017

A rollover accident in Tempe has claimed the life of an as-yet-unidentified woman early Monday morning. Accident investigators with the Arizona Department of Public Safety report that an SUV struck a pickup truck in the eastbound lanes of U.S. 60 near McClintock Drive. The SUV hit a concrete wall before rolling into two lanes of traffic.

Jessie Bennett Chandler Arizona

Ten People Injured in Tempe Crash Involving Seven Vehicles

Steven L. Reed
November 22, 2016

Seven vehicles were involved in an accident which sent two people to a trauma center and injured eight others on Tuesday evening. DPS investigators believe that a pickup truck drove on the left shoulder of the freeway at a high rate of speed to pass other vehicles before striking a barrier wall, triggering the crash.