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Tempe Personal Injury and Car Accident News
Joseph Henry was killed on Sunday after he was run over by a large box truck in Tempe.
A crash this afternoon involving a motorcycle and a car left the motorcyclist with serious injuries.
An unidentified man was killed after his vehicle collided with a light rail train in Tempe early this morning.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Two people sustained serious injuries after a motorcycle crashed into a house near Mill Avenue and Southern in Tempe.
Five people were injured this afternoon as a result of a car accident at Broadway and Rural in Tempe.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 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, 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.
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.
An unidentified pedestrian in Tempe was struck and killed by a car that swerved onto the sidewalk on Thursday night.
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.
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.