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Injuries Sustained After Wrong Way Accident on SR 347

Several motorists sustained injuries following a two-vehicle accident on State Route 347 near Maricopa on Friday. According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, the accident was caused by a wrong way driver. Wrong way crashes have increasingly… Read More

Jury Awards $72 Million for Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder Cancer Death

A lawsuit regarding the connection between talcum powder and ovarian cancer has ended with the Johnson & Johnson Company being required to pay $72 million in damages to the victim’s family. On Monday, jurors in a St. Louis courtroom deliberated for less… Read More

Two Dead in El Mirage, AZ After Not Wearing Seat Belts

A one-vehicle rollover accident claimed the lives of two Arizona residents early yesterday morning in the Phoenix suburb of El Mirage. Local law enforcement officials have determined the victims were not wearing their seat belts at the time of the crash. While… Read More

Five Million Vehicles to be Recalled for Continental Airbag Problem

In the wake of the recent Takata airbag scandal, a new airbag recall is underway that could impact more than five million vehicles. The German manufacturing company, Continental Automotive Systems, has stated that millions of its airbags are defective… Read More

Driver Who Caused Fatal Accident on I-17 Charged with Second Degree Murder

A 33-year-old woman has been charged with second degree murder after causing a fatal motorcycle wreck on I-17 near Happy Valley Road Tuesday, Feb. 16. The victim, a 57-year-old man from Phoenix, was hit by Leith Monroe’s Dodge Stratus just after midnight.… Read More

Victim of Car-Versus-Pedestrian Accident Speaks Out, Asks for Help Identifying Hit-and-Run Driver

An Arizona woman is asking residents to come forward if they have any information about the car-versus-pedestrian accident that nearly claimed her life in October of last year. While enjoying a "trunk-or-treat" Halloween event with her nieces, a 33-year-old… Read More

GM Recalling Trucks and SUVs for Brake Pedal Problem

General Motors has announced that it will be recalling more than 473,000 trucks and SUVs for an issue that could cause the brake pedal to come loose and possibly fail to work. According to GM, a nut on the brake pedal pivot mechanism can come loose,… Read More

Arizona, Entire U.S. Sees Spike in Traffic Fatalities

For almost fifteen years, the estimated number of fatal car accidents on our nation’s highways has been in a slow-but-steady decline. However, an announcement made last week by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) revealed that… Read More

Report Says that Arizona Needs More Highway Safety Policies

According to a recent report from the Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, Arizona ranks as one of the worst states for highway safety policies.  The Vice President of governmental affairs for Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety confirmed that seven… Read More

Fatal Wrong-Way Accidents Caused by Drunk Driving Prompt New Safety Measures on Arizona Highways

For over a decade, law officials from Arizona have been focused on reducing the number of fatal car accidents caused by drunk drivers traveling the wrong direction on the states’ freeways. In Arizona, impaired drivers continue to pose a particularly… Read More

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