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1.26 Mesa, AZ - Three-Car Crash Causes Injuries on US 60 at Higley Rd

Mesa, AZ – Three-Car Crash Causes Injuries on US 60 at Higley Rd

Mesa, AZ (January 26, 2021) – A multi-car accident on US 60 near Higley Road resulted in at least one injured victim on Tuesday morning. According to officers from the Mesa Police Department, emergency crews and local authorities were called to the scene near the Higley Road off-ramp around 8:00 a.m. Authorities say a sedan was traveling westbound on US 60 when it collided with another passenger vehicle, causing a crash in the right lanes of the highway near Higley [...]

Are Arizona Car Accidents Preventable

Are Arizona Car Accidents Preventable?

Driving a car is a big responsibility and one that should only be done when a person is awake, alert, and able to follow the rules of the road. Just one misjudgment can result in catastrophic outcomes and even deadly results. Anything can unexpectedly happen while driving which can lead to an accident. Inclement weather, unforeseen hazards on the roads, malfunctioning car parts, driver mistakes, and recklessness to name a few. If you were hit by a negligent driver in [...]

1.26 Scottsdale, AZ - Rear-End Crash Causes Injuries on L-101 Pima at Shea Blvd

Scottsdale, AZ – Rear-End Crash Causes Injuries on L-101 Pima at Shea Blvd

Scottsdale, AZ (January 26, 2021) – A crash left at least one person injured on Tuesday morning in the greater Scottsdale area. Troopers with the Arizona Department of Public Safety shut down the center southbound lanes of Loop 101, also known as the Pima Freeway, shortly before 11:00 a.m. Officers from the Scottsdale Police Department stated that the accident occurred near the off-ramp to Shea Boulevard. The lanes were reopened a little over an hour later, though it’s unclear how the [...]

1.26 Tucson, AZ - Fatal Pedestrian Accident Reported at 22nd St & Osborne Ave

Tucson, AZ – Fatal Pedestrian Accident Reported at 22nd St & Osborne Ave

Tucson, AZ (January 26, 2021) – Officers with the Tucson Police Department are investigating a pedestrian crash that occurred near 22nd Street and Osborne Avenue on Monday morning and resulted in at least one fatality. According to a report released by Sgt. Richard Gradillas with the TPD, the intersection was shut down as officers continued to investigate. Local EMTs were dispatched to the scene shortly after the incident occurred, but the victim was pronounded dead before transport to a hospital. The [...]

1.26 Tucson, AZ - Serious Injuries Reported in Motorcycle Crash at Grant Rd & Dragoon St

Tucson, AZ – Serious Injuries Reported in Motorcycle Crash at Grant Rd & Dragoon St

Tucson, AZ (January 26, 2021) – A motorcyclist has sustained serious injuries in a crash that occurred on Tucson’s west side Monday morning. According to reports released by the Tucson Police Department, the incident happened near Grant Road and Dragoon Street. Officers shut down eastbound traffic between Dragoon and Freeway Road while they investigated the crash. Local EMTs were dispatched to the area shortly after the crash occurred, though the events leading up to the crash and the number of [...]

Frequently Overlooked Distractions While Driving

Frequently Overlooked Distractions While Driving

Most motorists equate distracted driving with texting and driving, using the two terms interchangeably to refer to the most dangerous diversion behind the wheel. However, there are many equally dangerous distractions that fall outside the scope of Arizona’s texting and driving laws that you should be aware of, even if they aren’t as commonly discussed. Remember, even if a distraction isn’t explicitly prohibited by law, it can still qualify as reckless driving. This means that if you get into [...]

1.26 Phoenix, AZ - Man Hit & Critically Injured in Pedestrian Crash at 19th Ave & Sweetwater Ave

Phoenix, AZ – Man Hit & Critically Injured in Pedestrian Crash at 19th Ave & Sweetwater Ave

Phoenix, AZ (January 26, 2021) – A man is in critical condition after being hit by a car near 19th Avenue and Sweetwater Avenue on Monday morning. Per reports from officers with the Phoenix Police Department, a 61-year-old man was walking on the curb lane around 7:00 a.m. when he was hit by a 56-year-old man driving a 2005 Mitsubishi Endeavor. The driver remained on the scene and police don’t believe impairment was involved, though the events leading up to [...]

1.25 Mesa, AZ - Rollover Crash Causes Injuries on US 60 at Sossaman Rd

Mesa, AZ – Rollover Crash Causes Injuries on US 60 at Sossaman Rd

Mesa, AZ (January 25, 2021) – A multi-car crash on US 60 near Sossaman Road resulted in at least one injury on Sunday afternoon. According to officers from the Mesa Police Department, emergency crews and local authorities were called to the scene near Sossaman around 4:00 p.m. Authorities say a Jeep was traveling westbound on US 60 when it collided with another SUV in the center lanes, causing an accident that may have involved additional vehicles. The area was closed [...]

What are Truck Platoons

What Are Truck Platoons?

You may have seen a line of trucks traveling closely together in a group as they drive down a highway road. That is if this practice is permitted in your state. Generally, when more than one truck arranges in a single-file line this is called platooning and it is intentionally done because the physics of platooning helps increase the trucks’ fuel efficiency. Trucking companies, like any business, want to increase profits and lower costs as much as possible. If [...]

1.25 Phoenix, AZ - Rear-End Crash Causes Injuries on I-17 at Durango Curve

Phoenix, AZ – Rear-End Crash Causes Injuries on I-17 at Durango Curve

Phoenix, AZ (January 25, 2021) – A multi-vehicle wreck occurred on Interstate 17 before the Durango Curve on Sunday evening, resulting in at least one injury. Per official information from the scene, the multi-vehicle crash happened when at least two vehicles collided in the left lanes of I-17 southbound, also known as the Black Canyon Freeway, at the Durango Curve around 5:30 p.m. Though officers with the Phoenix Police Department didn’t release specific details on how the accident occurred at [...]