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Phoenix, AZ - Accident News and Resources including car, bicycle, motorcycle and truck accidents and much more.

Phoenix - The largest state capital and hottest city in the US

Not only is Phoenix the largest state capital in the country, but it ranks 6th on the list of most populous cities as well. One of the hottest city's main draws is surprisingly its climate; Phoenix boasts more annual sunshine than any other major metropolitan area in the country, and has incredibly pleasant winters that usually only have 1 day below freezing per year. On the other hand, some may be dissuaded by the scorching triple-digit summer temperatures are the standard for about four months of the year. 

Major Phoenix Roadways

  • I-10, cuts through the center of Phoenix and leads to Los Angeles, CA to the west, and Tuscon to the southeast.
  • I-17, starts in Phoenix and leads north directly to Flagstaff.
  • State Route 101, circles most of the city of Phoenix
  • U.S. Route 60, passes through Phoenix and continues east across the southern states

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Where to find legal assistance after a Phoenix injury accident

After a serious crash, it is crucial to get help from a great Phoenix personal injury attorney who understands the legal standards and practices, who knows how insurance policies function, and who can handle all aspects of an insurance claim so the injured person can focus on recovery. If someone is killed due to the negligence of someone else, a Phoenix wrongful death lawyer can launch a claim that will begin the process of financial recovery for the family members left behind. Learn more here about what a Phoenix injury attorney can do to help.

Rank: 
12
Percent of U.S: 
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State: 
Arizona

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Ways to Drive Safely Around Bicyclists

Because May 10 is National Bike to School Day, expect to see more young cyclists out on the road. And since we know you don’t want to crash into any kid cyclists (then have to deal with our Bullhead City bike accident lawyers), here are a few tips to help ensure you drive around them safely...

Most recent accident reports

A bicyclist was killed when he crossed in front of a vehicle at 28th Avenue and McDowell Road Wednesday night, Phoenix police said.

The car was carrying three adults and two children.

Date: 
Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Westbound Interstate 40 has reopened east of Kingman following a closure due to a crash.

Date: 
Sunday, January 5, 2014
Roadway: 
I-40
Type: Car Accident
A crash involving two school buses in San Tan Valley sent four students to a local hospital for treatment of minor injuries.
Date: 
Sunday, January 5, 2014
A suspected drunk driver drove into the Travelodge Suites Phoenix Mesa and caused heavy damage to the building's exterior. Fortunately no one was injured. Police found and arrested the suspect not long after the crash.
Date: 
Sunday, January 5, 2014
City: 
Mesa, AZ

Authorities in Scottsdale say a woman died Saturday after being hit by a car while at a gas pump.

Date: 
Friday, January 3, 2014
Roadway: 
Hayden Road
Type: Car Accident

A 24-year-old woman and two young children were struck by a car in northwest Phoenix early Friday night.

Date: 
Thursday, January 2, 2014
Type: Car Accident

Glendale Police said a man was hit and killed Thursday night on a busy West Valley roadway.

The victim was found lying in the roadway in the 7500 block of W. Glendale Avenue at around 8 p.m.

Date: 
Wednesday, January 1, 2014
A tire blowout is believed to have caused a rollover crash that seriously injured five members of a family, including three children, on Interstate 10 in Phoenix on Thursday morning.
Date: 
Wednesday, January 1, 2014
Roadway: 
I-10

A man standing on the sidewalk waiting to cross the street was struck and killed by an SUV spinning out of control from a two-car crash, police said.

Date: 
Sunday, December 29, 2013
Roadway: 
Greenway

Four people were taken to the hospital after a crash involving a Goodyear police officer.

Date: 
Thursday, December 26, 2013
Type: Car Accident
A Marana woman on her way to see her family in California for Christmas is dead after a rollover accident outside Phoenix.
Date: 
Sunday, December 22, 2013
Roadway: 
I-10
Type: Car Accident
Topics: 
Rollover

A 27-year-old man was hit and killed at Bell Road and 19th Avenue early Sunday morning, police said.

Date: 
Saturday, December 21, 2013
A 28-year-old man is dead after he was ejected from his car early Wednesday morning in Phoenix.
Date: 
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Phoenix police are looking for an ATV rider who fled the scene of a fatal dirt bike accident in Phoenix on Tuesday. The vehicles collided in the desert near the 25,000 block of North 57th Street around 5 p.m.
A teenage boy was critically injured when he was struck by a vehicle while crossing a Chandler street on Monday evening, officials said.
Date: 
Monday, December 16, 2013