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Chandler, AZ – Auto Accident Fire Closes Lane at I-10 Westbound

Chandler, AZ (June 23, 2019) – The right lane of Interstate 10 westbound at Casa Blanca was closed on Sunday night following an auto accident. The accident occurred around 8:20 p.m. and resulted in a vehicle fire at milepost 176. All lanes were re-opened just before 8:40 p.m. The number of vehicles, as well as the drivers’ information and conditions, has not been released at this time. Our thoughts are with those involved in today’s auto accident.   Auto Accidents in Arizona Summer is [...]

Arizona Bans Hand-held Mobile Devices

Starting January 2021 in Arizona, anyone caught with a phone when they are driving will face the potential of hefty citations. Governor Doug Ducey signed into law House Bill 2318 in April 2019, which bans hand-held devices while behind the wheel. If you are texting and driving, you will be pulled over. The bill aims to increase safe driving practices on the road and reduce distracted driving, which is a leading cause of accidents throughout the country. House Bill 2318 [...]

Tucson, AZ – Auto Accident Closes I-10 Eastbound Near Picacho

Tucson, AZ (June 23, 2019) – An auto accident in Picacho closed Interstate 10 eastbound around 12:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 23rd. According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, all lanes re-opened around 1:30 p.m. but the area remained congested. The closure occurred at milepost 211, approximately 40 miles northwest of Ina Road. The westbound lanes of I-10 were not affected. The number of vehicles, as well as the drivers’ identities and conditions, has not been released at this time. Our [...]

Mesa, AZ – One Dead After Two-Vehicle Auto Accident Near Dobson Road

Mesa, AZ (June 23, 2019) – One man has died after an auto accident in Mesa late Friday night, June 21st. The two-vehicle crash occurred around 11: 45 p.m. at Dobson Road and Emelita Avenue. According to Mesa Police Detective Nik Rasheta, the man was driving north on Dobson Road, went left of center, and hit a driver traveling south. The woman in the other vehicle was transported to the hospital, but the extent of her injuries is unknown. The man [...]

Tempe, AZ – Child Dies After Tempe Auto Accident Near Southern Avenue

Tempe, AZ (June 23, 2019) – A toddler has died after an auto accident in Tempe on Saturday morning, June 22nd. The crash occurred near Southern Avenue and McClintock Drive. According to the Tempe Fire Medical Rescue Department (TFMRD) and police, the crash occurred around 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, when the vehicle involved veered off the road and collided with a light pole. The vehicle was traveling westbound on Southern Avenue when it left the road. The driver of the vehicle [...]

Phoenix, AZ – Two Right Lanes Blocked Due to Auto Accident at I-10 Eastbound

Phoenix, AZ (June 22, 2019) – An early morning auto accident on June 22nd blocked two right lanes on I-10 eastbound at the Sky Harbor Airport off-ramp. The auto accident occurred just before 6:52 a.m. At this time, it is unclear how many vehicles were involved at this time. The conditions of the drivers have not been released, though investigators were on the scene to determine the cause of the crash. One lane re-opened just before 7:00 a.m., but the on-ramp [...]

5 Tips for Avoiding Motorcycle Accidents in Phoenix

Road accidents are an unfortunate reality of life. While defensive, safe driving can go a long way in preventing car and motorcycle accidents in Phoenix, crashes can still happen. It’s important to be prepared, especially if you’re a motorcyclist. If you’ve been injured in a motorcycle accident in Arizona, contact the Phoenix motorcycle crash attorneys at the Escamilla Law Group, PLLC – our team of motorcycle accident lawyers is here to help. While not all motorcycle crashes can be avoided, [...]

Mesa, AZ – Early Morning Auto Accident Closes Both Lanes on SR 87

Mesa, AZ (June 22, 2019) – On June 22nd, an early morning auto accident caused State Route 87 to close in both directions at milepost 258. The auto accident occurred just before 1:44 a.m. around W. East Verdes Estates Road. It is unclear how many vehicles were involved at this time, and the conditions of the drivers have not been released. Investigators were on the scene to determine the cause of the crash. Both lanes reopened at 7:28 a.m. Our thoughts [...]

Tempe, AZ – Life-Threatening Injuries After Auto Accident at Southern Avenue

Tempe, AZ (June 22, 2019) – On June 22nd, an early morning auto accident occurred near Southern Avenue and Country Club Drive in Tempe. The Tempe Fire Medical Rescue Department (TFMRD) responded to the crash around 8:00 a.m. and discovered that a vehicle had veered off the road, colliding with a light pole. Officials say that the vehicle was traveling westbound on Southern Avenue at the time. The driver was transported to the hospital with serious injuries, and a toddler in the [...]

Phoenix, AZ – Two in Critical Condition After Rollover Auto Accident Near 67th Avenue

Phoenix, AZ (June 22, 2019) – Two people are in critical condition after a rollover auto accident in Phoenix on eastbound Interstate 10, near the 67th Avenue exit. The rollover collision involving one vehicle occurred around 9:30 a.m on Friday, June 21st. According to officials, one 17-year-old girl and one 19-year-old woman were transported to the hospital, where both are in critical condition.   The serious crash blocked two lanes of traffic. All lanes re-opened just before 1:55 p.m.   Our thoughts are with [...]