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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 driver is dead and three passengers were taken to the hospital after the SUV they were in struck a tree in Scottsdale.

The accident happened around noon Sunday on Scottsdale Road just north of McCormick Parkway.

Date: 
Saturday, March 1, 2014
Roadway: 
Scottsdale Road
Type: Car Accident

Phoenix police have identified a 4-year-old girl killed in a three-car collision.

Angel Diaz died from Friday night shortly after arriving at a hospital, police said.

Date: 
Saturday, March 1, 2014
Type: Car Accident

Authorities are investigating a fatal crash that happened just after midnight near 43rd Avenue and Bell Road in Phoenix.

Date: 
Friday, February 28, 2014
Roadway: 
43rd Avenue
Type: Car Accident
The driver of a golf cart was hit and killed by an apparent red light runner at a Youngtown intersection Saturday night, Maricopa County sheriff's deputies said.
Date: 
Friday, February 28, 2014
Type: Car Accident

Flagstaff police arrested an Avondale man and were looking for the driver of a pickup truck after a collision and shooting Sunday night.

Date: 
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Type: Car Accident
A bank robbery that ended with the suspect escaping on a bicycle led to a carjacking, a collision with police and a fatal officer-involved shooting Tuesday morning in a swath of the southeast Valley that encompassed Gilbert, Mesa and unincorporated a
Date: 
Monday, February 24, 2014
City: 
Mesa, AZ
A 35-year-old man led police on a chase through two cities Monday night in which he broke into three homes, brandished a gun, and demanded cars before crashing in a stolen vehicle and being taken into custody, according to Glendale police.
Date: 
Sunday, February 23, 2014

The pilot was killed when an experimental ultralight plane crashed Sunday evening between Casa Grande and Maricopa.

The Federal Aviation Administration said the crash happened about 6 p.m. at Ak-Chin Regional Airport.

Date: 
Saturday, February 22, 2014
Authorities in Gila County say an ATV driver lost his life in a tragic accident overnight.
Date: 
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
City: 
Globe, AZ

A man was sent to the hospital early Tuesday morning after he crashed his truck into an apartment in Chandler and narrowly missed running into a couple that was asleep inside, according to police.

Date: 
Monday, February 17, 2014

Authorities released the name of a Kingman man who was killed just before 9 p.m. Friday in Tempe.

Date: 
Thursday, February 13, 2014
City: 
Tempe, AZ
Type: Car Accident

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.