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SUV Driver Kills Motorcyclist in Crash

An SUV just outside of Tucson hit a motorcyclist killing him when crossing into on coming traffic. A Pima County Sheriff's Deputy said a small bag of marijuana was found in the SUV by investigators. The driver was a 39-year-old woman whose name was not… Read More

Trucker on Trial for 4 Motorcycle Deaths

Michael Jakscht, 47 is on trial for the second time, this time for killing 4 bike riders in a tragic trucking accident. He is charged with four counts of manslaughter, five counts of aggravated assault, and four counts of endangerment. Michael was tested… Read More

Woman Sentenced to 9 years After Car Crash Killed Girl

Nineteen-year-old Adrienne Lee Shipp was sentenced to 9 years in prison after hitting and killing a little girl while driving drunk. In January, a jury of her peers found her guilty of involuntary manslaughter and assault. According to prosecutors, last… Read More

Mother Dies after Being Hit by Car

On March 10, Lorrie Murdock was walking on a sidewalk in Glendale with her two daughters and a family friend, when they were struck by a car. The Arizona Republic reports that the accident happened around 10 p.m., when a man was driving eastbound and… Read More

School Bus Crash in Western PA

On Wednesday afternoon a tractor trailer collided with a school bus full of high school students in Western Pennsylvania. The bus was carrying Turkeyfoot Valley Area School District students from a vocational & technical school when the accident happened.The… Read More

Teens Are Driving While Impaired

A study done by Liberty Mutual Insurance and Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) showed that teens are relaxing their attitudes about driving while under the influence. Nearly 20 percent of teens admitted to driving under the influence of marijuana… Read More

Teen Deaths In Car Crashes Rise

A recent study done by the Governors Highway Safety Association showed an 11 percent increase in the number of U.S. teens that were killed in car accidents in the first half of 2011. This is the first time in 8 years that teen driving deaths have increased. If… Read More

Auto Accident Car Insurance Disputes

More than 65,000 people are injured every year in Arizona car accidents, and one of the first steps that's taken when these situations arise is to file the appropriate insurance claims. Unfortunately, many of these situations lead to someone who has been… Read More

Fatal Phoenix Motorcycle Accident Worst in AZ History

Motorcyclists tend to enjoy riding in groups because it adds to the overall experience of using this form of transportation. Motorcyclists who ride in groups also tend to enjoy a higher degree of safety than solo riders, as they are more likely to be… Read More

Fatal Phoenix Pickup Truck and Dump Truck Collision

When someone is attempting to make a left turn across oncoming traffic, that driver needs to be able to judge the speed and distance of any oncoming vehicles properly in order to complete that turn safely. However, that timing is always thrown off when… Read More

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