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Complete Maricopa County, AZ accident reports and news.
Accidents in Maricopa County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year
In Maricopa County, statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that traffic crashes remain a primary public safety issue. Car, truck, bicycle, pedestrian, and motorcycle accidents are all a common occurrence, despite improvements in vehicle safety features, road design, bicycle and pedestrian corridors, and traffic signs.
When an accident happens in Maricopa County, it is important to do the following immediately:
- Remain at the crash scene;
- Check on the condition of all people involved in the crash;
- Call the police;
- Exchange information with other drivers;
- Get contact information from witnesses;
- Inform your insurance company;
- Get appropriate medical treatment, and track the details;
- Take photos of vehicle damage and injuries;
- Consider hiring a personal injury attorney.
An injury attorney handles all the details so that you don't have to.
After a Maricopa County accident, there are many issues that need to be handled immediately. Dealing with doctors, repair shops, car rental companies, police, and insurance companies is overwhelming, especially when someone is seriously injured. At this point, many injured people choose to hire a personal injury attorney whose job it is to handle the details and paperwork so that you can focus on recovery.
Personal injury lawyers offer a no-cost claim evaluation to help you.
Since there is no cost to speak with a lawyer, it is a good idea to learn more about your potential claim. Learn more here about how a good personal injury lawyer can provide you with information about your rights and options.
Accident Reports by city
Most recent accident reports
A suspected wrong-way driver and an off-duty Mesa police officer died in a fiery head-on crash early Monday morning.
A man died Saturday when his glider plane took a nosedive and crashed in Aguila near a desert area in northwest Phoenix, according to the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office.
A motorcyclist was killed in a collision at a Phoenix intersection just before midnight Thursday.
Phoenix police said the motorcyclist collided with a large SUV making a left turn at the intersection of 59th Avenue and Indian School Road.
A motorcyclist was killed after a collision with a semi at a Phoenix intersection early Friday morning, a Phoenix police spokesman said.
The collision happened about 5 a.m. at the intersection of 27th Avenue and Durango Street.
A man crossing a Phoenix street died after he was struck by a car Thursday morning.
A Phoenix police spokesman said 20-year-old Victor Lee Squire was hit by a yellow Mustang about 8 a.m. as he crossed a street in the area of Rose Lane and 27th Avenue.
Phoenix police said a 64-year-old man was struck by and killed by a car in west Phoenix early Thursday evening.
A suspect in a deadly hit-and-run crash was apparently more interested in the damage sustained to his vehicle than the well-being of the victim whom he abandoned, according to a Glendale police report.
The Glendale Police Department is asking for your help to nab the driver.
Eastbound Interstate 10 has been reopened after a deadly hit-and-run crash Monday night.