Truck Accident News
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Ricardo Serrano-Hinojosa, age 33 of Phoenix, was killed when a semi-truck made a left turn in front of his vehicle on Monday afternoon. The accident occurred in Reeves County on U.S. Highway 285, about 17 miles north of Pecos.
In a desperate attempt to save their own lives, Johnathon Hardaway, age 22, was killed as he and the driver of a runaway semi-truck leapt from the vehicle as it careened out of control near Camp Verde on Wednesday. The Copper Canyon Fire and Medical Authority and the Arizona Department of Public Safety responded to the scene along Copper Canyon on I-17.
A collision between a semi-truck and a pickup on Interstate 40 just outside Kingman left both vehicles mangled and one person dead early Sunday morning. The single occupant of the pickup truck was dead when authorities arrived.
An early morning accident on Interstate 10 involving three semi-trucks left one driver dead and sent another to a nearby hospital.
James Schubert was killed when his pickup truck collided head-on with a semi-truck on Route 66 on Tuesday night. According to Arizona Department of Public Safety accident investigators, Mr. Schubert was eastbound on Route 66 when, for reasons still not clear to officials, his truck crossed the center line and collided head-on with an oncoming tractor trailer.
Four people were injured in an accident involving a semi-truck and two pickup trucks on Sunday night in the northbound lanes of U.S. Highway 93. One person was flown to University Medical Center in Las Vegas. No information on that person’s condition is available. Three others were transported by ambulance to Kingman Regional Medical Center for treatment of their injuries. They were released shortly thereafter.
An unidentified ten-year-old girl was killed when the vehicle in which she was a passenger rolled off the roadway after it was rear-ended by a semi-truck.
The brakes on a semi-truck reportedly failed Wednesday afternoon, causing it to collide with another vehicle, resulting in that driver’s death
An accident on Interstate 10 involving two commercial trucks, an SUV and a pickup truck claimed the life of one of the drivers, according to Arizona Department of Public Safety accident investigators.
A tanker truck carrying 8,000 gallons of jet fuel rolled over several vehicles in south Phoenix on Monday morning, injuring seven people. The accident occurred on Lower Buckeye Road between 59th and 63rd Avenues.
Karen and Charles Foxworth, ages 60 and 59 respectively, were killed early Wednesday afternoon when their car crashed into an empty gas tanker on Diamond Bar Road.
Rockwell Christian Lee was killed after a passenger transport van and a tractor-trailer collided on SR-260 in Camp Verde on July 25th around 6:16 a.m.
Two people, as-yet unidentified, were killed Friday morning when the car in which they were occupants crossed the centerline of U.S. 93 and struck a semi-truck head-on. The tragic accident occurred near the junction of SR-71 northwest of Wickenburg.
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.
The driver of a pickup truck has died from injuries he received when his truck collided with the back of a semi-truck on westbound I-10. The accident occurred about 2:00 a.m. on Wednesday on I-10 near 51st Avenue.
One person is dead after a double-trailer semi-truck struck the rear of a pickup in the westbound lanes of I-10 near 339th Avenue around 1:50 a.m. last Thursday.
Marcus Zaffina died from injuries he sustained when the car he was driving collided with a flatbed truck on Thursday afternoon near 59th Avenue and Northern. Mr. Zaffina died at the scene.
Jenna Taylor was out for an early-morning bicycle ride with a friend on Wednesday when she was struck and killed by a commercial tanker truck.
The driver of a semi-truck pulling a trailer lost control of his big rig when its front left tire blew. The semi rolled as it crossed the median, then came to rest in the eastbound lanes as it collided head-on with a tanker truck. The driver of the tanker was ejected and suffered serious head injuries.
Three people were seriously injured and one person was killed when a car plunged off an overpass in downtown Phoenix on Friday afternoon.
Juan Gutierrez was killed in the early morning hours last Friday when the tractor-trailer he was driving ran off SR-87 and overturned. The tragic accident occurred at milepost 227.8 between Phoenix and Payson.
Paul Kramer died when the box truck he was driving rear-ended a tractor-trailer around 2:30 a.m. on Friday. The accident shut down eastbound lanes of Interstate 40 about 24 miles west of Kingman in northwest Arizona near the California border.
A tanker and semi-truck collided on westbound Interstate 80 in Parley’s Canyon near the Lamb’s Canyon exit on Wednesday at about 10:20 p.m. The resulting fire burned for two hours and caused a miles-long backup of traffic.
Jose Javier Barajas-Barron was killed on Tuesday in an accident involving a semi-truck. The crash occurred in the early evening hours at the intersection of Tangerine Road and Dove Mountain Boulevard in Marana.
Francois Elysee of Mesa, Arizona died Sunday at the scene of the crash of his tractor-trailer on Interstate 57 in Williamson County, Illinois. Christopher Talbert, a passenger in the big rig, was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries. He died on Monday.
Aaron Anderson of Williams was killed early Wednesday morning when his Chevy van was crushed between two semi-trucks on I-40.
A seven vehicle crash, including two semi-trucks, claimed the lives of three people on Tuesday morning. The crash occurred on the westbound lanes of I-10 between Grant and Ruthrauff roads in Tucson.
Three people were transported to a hospital after a semi-truck failed to stop at a red light Monday morning, resulting in a chain reaction accident. Emergency crews were called to Highway 95 and Riverview Drive at about 7:00 a.m.
Felix Espinosa of Cottonwood, Arizona was killed in an apparent hit-and-run accident at the junction of SR-260 and I-17 near Camp Verde. Arizona Department of Public Safety accident investigators speculate that Mr. Espinosa was walking along I-17 when he was struck and killed on July 31st.
Krystle Ann Klain was struck and killed by a semi-truck early Tuesday as she was riding her bicycle eastbound on Glendale Avenue. The driver of the semi-truck fled the scene after striking her.
Benjamin Scott Brewer, a truck driver licensed in Kentucky, was ordered on Sunday by the FMCSA to cease operating any commercial vehicles involved in interstate commerce. The FMCSA order described Brewer as "an imminent hazard to public safety."
Christopher Berg died on June 2, 2015 as a result of injuries he received when he was struck by a large truck in the early morning on Highway 95. Mr. Berg reportedly had been walking along the highway when the accident occurred.