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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: 
2
State: 
Arizona

Most recent accident reports

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
Christopher M. Sampson was struck and killed Tuesday evening on eastbound U.S. 60 in Mesa, authorities said. The collision occurred at 6:40 p.m. near Dobson Road, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety.
Date: 
Monday, December 16, 2013
Roadway: 
U.S. 60
City: 
Mesa, AZ

One person was killed after a Maricopa County Sheriff's Office vehicle collided with a car in the west Valley Monday afternoon, Glendale police said.

The victim, a civilian, was identified as John Edward Harding, 63, of Glendale.

Date: 
Sunday, December 15, 2013
Type: Car Accident
Two North Carolina residents visiting the Valley for the holidays were killed and four others treated for injuries after a three-vehicle collision in Glendale on Sunday afternoon.
Date: 
Sunday, December 15, 2013
Type: Car Accident

One person was killed just after midnight Sunday in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 17, officials said.

Date: 
Saturday, December 14, 2013
Roadway: 
I-17
A woman in her 20s was killed in a hit-and-run at 19th Avenue and Baseline Road around 8 p.m. on Saturday, according to officials. The intersection is closed until further notice as Phoenix police investigate the scene, the Phoenix police said.
Date: 
Friday, December 13, 2013

A two-vehicle crash in Gilbert resulted in two children being flown to a hospital with undetermined injuries, a Gilbert police spokesman said.

The crash happened at the intersection of Cooper Road and Houston Avenue just before 8 a.m.

Date: 
Thursday, December 12, 2013
Type: Car Accident

A motorcyclist died and another was taken to a hospital following a wreck near 107th Avenue and Van Buren Road that will cause heavy traffic delays throughout rush hour Monday morning, officials said.

Date: 
Sunday, December 8, 2013

A northern Arizona woman was driving down Mingus Mountain near Prescott on Wednesday morning with her sister and two young nieces when it began snowing and she hit a patch of ice.

Date: 
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
A woman in her 20s was struck and killed by a vehicle while crossing a road in Peoria on Wednesday evening, officials said.
Date: 
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Roadway: 
Cactus Road
City: 
Peoria, AZ
A 3-year-old boy being pushed across the street in a stroller by his 10-year-old sister was killed Wednesday night after being struck by a pickup truck.
Date: 
Tuesday, December 3, 2013

A San Tan Valley woman has died of injuries she suffered in a one-car crash Dec. 3.

Date: 
Monday, December 2, 2013