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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: 
2
State: 
Arizona

Most recent accident reports

A wreck on Loop 202 in Tempe backed up westbound traffic for several miles during the Thursday morning rush hour.

Date: 
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Roadway: 
Loop 202
City: 
Tempe, AZ
Type: Car Accident
Date: 
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Type: Car Accident
A motorcycle wreck on Interstate 10 at Queen Creek Road closed the westbound lanes of the freeway Wednesday morning, according to officials.
A vehicle that fled from police collided with a dump truck filled with gravel early Tuesday morning in south Phoenix, according to the Phoenix Police Department.

The northbound lanes of Interstate 17 near Anthem were closed Monday morning after an SUV drove the wrong direction on the freeway and crashed into a produce truck, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety.

Date: 
Sunday, February 9, 2014
Roadway: 
I-17
City: 
Anthem, AZ
Type: Car Accident

Since the information that we reported has been questioned by a relative of the victim, we have removed the accident report pending further investigation and confirmation of what occurred.

Date: 
Friday, February 7, 2014
Type: Car Accident

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