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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. 

Most recent accident reports

Phoenix, AZ
Accident Date: 
Tue, 12/03/2013
A woman in her 20s was struck and killed by a vehicle while crossing a road in Peoria on Wednesday evening, officials said. Peoria police say the woman was crossing Cactus Road near 73rd Avenue at about 6:30 p.m. when she was struck by a truck that was making a left turn into a driveway.
Phoenix, AZ
Accident Date: 
Fri, 11/29/2013

Phoenix police say a man was killed in an accident that involved a bicycle and a pickup truck.

Police said the collision happened Friday night when 53-year-old Stephen Dolan Price tried to cross the street. Officers found him lying in the road with severe injuries.

Phoenix, AZ
Accident Date: 
Mon, 11/25/2013
A driver involved in a hit-and-run accident that critically injured two children in another vehicle last month in Chandler has pleaded not guilty in the case. Maricopa County prosecutors say 43-year-old Nathan Joseph Painter entered his plea Monday. His next scheduled court appearance is Jan. 14.
Phoenix, AZ
Accident Date: 
Sat, 11/23/2013

Authorities say two are dead, including the hit-and-run driver who left the scene of a minor wreck, sped down the road and caused the second, deadly collision.

Phoenix, AZ
Accident Date: 
Fri, 11/22/2013

Phoenix police are investigating a car crash that killed two people near 83rd Avenue and Durango Road, according to officials.

The collision involved two SUVs and a smaller vehicle.