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Yuma Personal Injury and Car Accident News

Arturo Canales Car Accident Dateland AZ

Arturo Canales Killed in Wrong-Way Accident Near Yuma

Van O'Steen
May 17, 2020

A wrong-way accident on Interstate 8 left one person dead and another with serious injuries on Sunday morning.  According to DPS, Arturo Canales was traveling east in the westbound lanes of I-8 at milepost 58 when the collision occurred.

Maria Lopez Car Accident

Maria Lopez Killed in Head-on Accident in Somerton

Jonathan V. O'Steen
December 19, 2019

Maria Fernandez Lopez was killed on Wednesday in a head-on collision in Somerton.

Yuma Arizona

Yuma Teens Seriously Injured After Crashing into Tree

Van O'Steen
May 26, 2019

Two teenagers are in critical condition after their vehicle crashed into a tree early Saturday morning. The accident occurred near the 2500 block of South 33rd Drive in Yuma around 4:31 a.m.

Yuma Arizona

Juan Ramirez Among Five People Killed in Texas Car Accident

James R. Harrison
November 28, 2017

Juan C. Ramirez of Yuma, Arizona died at the scene of an accident in Andrews County, Texas that claimed the lives of five people. Texas Department of Public Safety accident investigators report that three vehicles were involved in the Saturday evening crash.

Yuma Arizona

Six-Year-Old Boy Seriously Injured in Car Accident in Yuma

Van O'Steen
July 20, 2017

An as-yet unidentified six-year-old boy was seriously injured in a t-bone crash at Avenue G and County 19th on Wednesday morning.

Sonia Burgos Salazar Car Accident Yuma AZ

Sonia Burgos Salazar Killed in Rollover Accident Near Yuma

Jonathan V. O'Steen
May 23, 2017

Sonia Burgos Salazar died early Tuesday when she was ejected from her pickup truck as it rolled.  

Amanda Cook Accident Yuma AZ

Amanda Cook, Age 8, Killed in Rollover Accident Outside Yuma

James R. Harrison
March 14, 2017

Seven members of a Queen Creek family were on their way to Yuma to deliver loaves of bread for a fundraiser when the driver lost control, causing the vehicle to roll.  The accident occurred Saturday on Interstate 8 just outside Yuma. According to DPS accident investigators, Amanda Faith Cook, age 8, had just unbuckled her seatbelt to pick up something on the floor of the car when the vehicle rolled and she was ejected.

David Bealer Car Accident Yuma AZ

Superintendent David Bealer Dies Following Crash

James R. Harrison
June 8, 2016

Dr. David E. Bealer of Yuma died of injuries he received in a head-on collision with a wrong-way driver on Interstate 8 while on his way to work Tuesday morning.  Dr. Bealer was the superintendent of the San Pasqual Valley Unified School District since May 2011.

David Bealer Car Accident Yuma AZ

Wrong-Way Driver Causes Fatal Head-on Collision

James R. Harrison
June 7, 2016

Dorothy Paul died when she drove in the wrong direction on Interstate 8 and struck another vehicle head-on.  The incident occurred Tuesday morning on I-8 between the 16th Street and Giss Parkway on-ramps.

David Bealer Car Accident Yuma AZ

Donald Walker Dies in Crash

Van O'Steen
February 8, 2016

Donald Walker of British Columbia was seriously injured in an accident Friday afternoon on Fortuna Road and 34th Place.  Tragically, he later died at Yuma Regional Medical Center.

Yuma Arizona

Agustin Mendoza Seriously Injured in Pedestrian Accident

Jonathan V. O'Steen
February 12, 2015

Agustin Mendoza was struck by a vehicle while crossing the intersection at Maple Avenue and 24th Street.  The vehicle that struck Mr. Mendoza was driven by Jesus Gonzales.

Yuma Arizona

Jesus Valera Perez Killed When Pickup Truck Rear-Ended His Tractor

Jonathan V. O'Steen
December 2, 2014

Jesus Valera Perez died as a result of injuries he received Tuesday morning when his farm tractor was rear-ended by a pickup truck on State Route 195 near County 14th Street. As a result of the impact, Mr. Perez’s tractor rolled, killing him.

Yuma Arizona

Levi Smith, Ronda Perkins Injured When Passenger Steered SUV Into Oncoming Traffic

Jonathan V. O'Steen
November 15, 2014

Three people were injured on Saturday when Christian Thomas reportedly grabbed the steering wheel of his girlfriend’s SUV and turned it into oncoming traffic, striking a car driven by Levi Smith.  The girlfriend, Ronda Perkins, was injured, as were Mr. Smith and Thomas.

Yuma Arizona

Roberto Rodriguez and Sylvia Rodriguez Killed in Intersection Collision

James R. Harrison
May 27, 2014

Roberto Rodriguez and Sylvia Rodriguez were killed Sunday morning when their car was struck by another vehicle in the intersection of Avenue 7E and U.S. 95 in Yuma.

Yuma Arizona

Kurt Schenker Killed When Car Crashed Into Canal

Jonathan V. O'Steen
April 6, 2014

Kurt Allen Schenker of Erie, Pennsylvania died Friday night when the pick-up truck in which he was a passenger plunged into the Gila Gravity Canal and became submerged.  The truck, driven by Colton Garrett Whiteside of Chillicothe, Missouri, drove off an access road into the canal.

Yuma Arizona

Ana Marie Barrera-Bogarin Killed While Protecting Coworker

Jonathan V. O'Steen
November 29, 2013

Ana Maria Barrera-Bogarin was killed Tuesday when she was run over by a tractor which was pulling a piece of farm equipment.

Yuma Arizona

Arrest Made in Death of DPS Officer Tim Huffman

Jonathan V. O'Steen
May 11, 2013

Jorge Espinoza was arrested on Friday in connection with the death of Arizona Department of Public Safety Officer Tim Huffman on May 6th alongside Interstate 8 in southwest Arizona.  I first wrote about Officer Huffman's tragic death on May 7th.

Yuma Arizona

DPS Officer Tim Huffman Killed After Patrol Vehicle Struck by Tractor Trailer

Jonathan V. O'Steen
May 7, 2013

Tim Huffman, a 14-year veteran of the Department of Public Safety, was killed yesterday after a tractor-trailer collided with the back of his patrol vehicle.

Yuma Arizona

Crash Kills Melanie Jose, Leatrice Tourtillot and Harriet Phillips

Van O'Steen
April 23, 2013

Melanie Darlene Jose, Leatrice Tourtillot and Harriet Phillips were killed in a car accident yesterday morning.  Their vehicle was struck by a pickup truck in the intersection of County 9th Street and Avenue D in Yuma.

Yuma Arizona

Arlyn Alvarez Killed, Ernesto Guijarro Critically Injured in Yuma Intersection Collision

James R. Harrison
November 7, 2012

Arlyn Alvarez of Somerton died at Yuma Regional Medical Center as a result of injuries she received in an automobile accident last night.  Ernesto Guijarro of Yuma also was injured in the same collision.  Mr. Guijarro was transported to YRMC where he is reported to be in critical condition.

Wellton Arizona

Charles Keiser and Pedro Noriega, Jr. Seriously Injured When Struck by U.S. Border Patrol Truck

James R. Harrison
October 9, 2012

Charles Keiser and Pedro Noriega, Jr. were seriously injured on Wednesday night when the golf cart in which they were riding was struck from behind by a U.S. Border Patrol vehicle driven by Agent Nicholas Ramirez.

Wellton Arizona

Alyssa Cusimano and Phillip Shelton Killed in One-Vehicle Accident

Jonathan V. O'Steen
September 9, 2012

Alyssa Cusimano and Phillip Shelton were killed Saturday morning when the car driven by Mr. Shelton left the roadway on Interstate 8 and crashed into a tree.  Ms. Cusimano was a passenger in the car.  When the car struck the tree, it caught fire.  Tragically both Ms. Cusimano and Mr. Shelton died in the burning car.

Yuma Arizona

Yuma City Worker Seriously Injured in Freak Accident

Van O'Steen
June 22, 2012

An employee of the City of Yuma Utilities Department was seriously injured in a strange accident on Tuesday while repairing a water leak. William Mason is hospitalized in intensive care with a broken back, broken leg and injured arm after a 16 foot tall saguaro cactus fell on him. In addition to these injuries, well more than one hundred cactus needles have been removed from Mr. Mason’s body.