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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.

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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 van crashed into a house in Phoenix Friday, starting a fire.

A spokesperson with the Phoenix Fire Department said people were inside the home near Seventh Street and Cinnabar when the van came crashing in, but luckily no one was hurt.

Date: 
Thursday, February 6, 2014
Type: Car Accident
A Phoenix garbage-truck driver failed to yield before the truck collided with a motorcycle Thursday afternoon in a wreck that left the motorcyclist in critical condition, according to Phoenix police.

Emergency crews were responding to a reported plane crash at Deer Valley Airport in north Phoenix late Tuesday morning.

Date: 
Monday, February 3, 2014

A three-vehicle wreck seriously injured two people and forced police to close a major intersection in the southeast Valley Monday morning.

Date: 
Sunday, February 2, 2014
Type: Car Accident
An El Mirage woman accused of drunken driving and leaving the scene of an accident had her 7-year-old son in the vehicle when she was arrested early Saturday morning, police said.

A motorcyclist was injured after he was struck by a pickup truck Friday morning on the Beeline Highway in Mesa.

Date: 
Thursday, January 30, 2014
City: 
Mesa, AZ
Authorities at Grand Canyon National Park say a winter storm may be to blame for a fatal car accident near the south entrance.
Date: 
Thursday, January 30, 2014
Type: Car Accident

Two people were trapped, four were hurt and two escaped injury in a multi-car accident in Scottsdale Thursday afternoon.

Date: 
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Type: Car Accident
A man is in custody in connection with a fatal hit-and-run accident in Phoenix. Darren Darnelle Hanson, 21, called police about 35 minutes after Tuesday night's accident and turned himself in, officers said.
Date: 
Monday, January 27, 2014
Fire crews were forced to amputate a man’s arm that was caught in a conveyor belt during a workplace accident in Laveen, officials said Monday.
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Sunday, January 26, 2014
Two people were injured during a hit-and-run collision early Monday morning in Tempe that led to the arrest of one suspect, according to Tempe police.
Date: 
Sunday, January 26, 2014
City: 
Tempe, AZ
Officials say a medical emergency may have played a role when a 55-year-old Phoenix woman ran over her adult daughter with a car Monday evening.
Date: 
Sunday, January 26, 2014
A 7-year-old Mesa girl was hospitalized with severe head injuries after the all-terrain vehicle she was driving crashed into a block wall Sunday afternoon.
Date: 
Saturday, January 25, 2014
City: 
Mesa, AZ

Mesa police said a man accused of driving under the influence tried to plow his vehicle into an officer during an hour-long chase in which he blew through several traffic signals and drove into oncoming traffic, officials said.

Date: 
Friday, January 24, 2014
City: 
Mesa, AZ
Type: Car Accident

Phoenix police have identified the woman investigators believe fatally struck her boyfriend with her vehicle while he was walking along the road, officials said.

Date: 
Friday, January 24, 2014