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Car accidents involving drunk driving may cause death

A man recently lost his life in a motor vehicle crash in Arizona. Two other people suffered injuries in the collision. When these types of car accidents stem from the careless act of a driver -- such as drunk driving -- this is grounds for litigation.

The recent Arizona car crash took place along Interstate 10. It occurred at about 12:20 a.m. on a Friday. Police said that a car carrying two people had stopped in the freeway for some reason. All of a sudden, another car rear-ended it.

Car accidents stemming from drunk driving may prove fatal

Two people's lives were sadly cut short in a recent car crash in Arizona. A man who reportedly caused the crash by driving while impaired now faces charges of manslaughter in connection with the fatal collision. When drunk driving causes injury or fatal car accidents, this is grounds for litigation in the Grand Canyon State.

According to authorities, a man was operating a pickup truck at around 6:30 p.m. on a Friday. As he drove east on a road, he reportedly crashed into a car that was trying to make a left turn on that road. Witnesses apparently told police that the traffic light happened to be red when the truck driver entered the intersection.

Startling number of drivers admit to using phones while driving

Arizona readers are aware that distracted driving in all forms in a serious problem in the state and everywhere else in the country. From cell phones to in-car infotainment systems, drivers have no shortage of things that can take their attention off the road. Of course, the use of phones is the primary reason for many distracted driving incidents. 

Distracted driving is an issue that does not seem to be getting better, despite the fact that most people know it is dangerous and reckless. In fact, if drivers even look at a phone while driving, it exponentially increases the chances of an accident. Despite the risks, legislative measures and awareness campaigns, a startling number of drivers admit to using their phones while also operating a vehicle.

Motorcycle accidents may prove fatal in Arizona

A motorcyclist recently lost his life in a tragic crash in Arizona. The collision took place early in the morning on a Friday. Sometimes, these types of motorcycle accidents happen due to the carelessness of a fellow driver, in which case, the at-fault driver may be held liable for any injuries and deaths occurring as a result of the crash.

Concerning the recent Arizona crash, police said that the motorcyclist was traveling down a road toward another avenue when a car turned right in front of his motorcycle. As a result, the motorcyclist ended up striking the car. The motorcyclist suffered injuries and was taken to a medical center, where he ended up being pronounced dead.

Head-on car accidents often responsible for multiple deaths

The lives of eight people were recently snuffed out in a head-on automobile crash in Arizona. The accident took place on a Wednesday night on State Road 79. These kinds of car accidents can easily happen as a result of the carelessness of another motorist, which is grounds for a wrongful death claim on behalf of deceased victims.

The fatal car crash, which involved two motor vehicles, occurred at about 10 p.m. According to police, a sport utility vehicle carrying nine people was headed north. All of a sudden, a car that was headed south breached the road's center line and struck the SUV.

Pedestrian accidents can happen if car does not stop at red light

Two people sadly lost their lives in a recent bus stop crash in Arizona. The pedestrian accident, which occurred on a Saturday, also led to multiple injuries. These types of pedestrian accidents can easily occur due to the carelessness of a car driver, in which case, the driver may be held liable for any injuries or deaths taking place as a result.

According to police, the recent pedestrian accident occurred when a car blew through a red light. Apparently, the driver of the car was trying to pass cars that had stopped. The car ended up striking the back of a sport utility vehicle, and the sport utility vehicle struck a third automobile.

Car accidents involving bicycles may prove fatal in Arizona

A man's life was sadly cut short in a recent motor vehicle collision in Arizona. The crash involved a car and a bicycle, which the man was riding. These types of car accidents can easily occur due to a driver's negligence, in which case, the driver may be held financially responsible for any injuries and/or deaths resulting from the accident.

The recent Arizona collision occurred at a little before 6:30 p.m. on a Wednesday. Authorities said that when they arrived at the accident scene they discovered that a man riding a bike had been hit by a car. They pronounced the man deceased at the crash scene.

Car accidents may result from crossing center line of road

Several people have sadly lost their lives in a motor vehicle collision in northern Arizona. The multi-vehicle wreck, which also led to several injuries, took place on a recent Thursday night along State Route 89. These types of car accidents can easily happen if a driver is negligent behind the wheel, in which case he or she may be reliable for any injuries and/or deaths that occur as a result.

The car accident occurred at a little past 4:30 p.m. at milepost number 353 along northbound State Road 89. According to authorities, one car breached the road's middle line and hit another car head-on. This apparently caused one of them to hit a third motor vehicle that was parked along the highway's shoulder.

Remaining safety conscious may not always protect motorcyclists

As a motorcyclist, you understand that you are at greater risk of injury in the event of an accident than individuals in larger vehicles are. Still, that does not mean that you do not deserve the same respect and consideration as other travelers. In fact, drivers should remain more conscious of your presence on the road in hopes of keeping everyone safe.

Of course, you likely know that other drivers are not as conscientious as you would hope. You may even have had your fair share of narrow escapes while on the road. As a result, you certainly want to make sure that you do everything you can to help yourself remain safe while traveling.

Injury car accidents might happen due to speedy driving

A woman in Arizona has lost her life in a tragic car crash involving multiple motor vehicles. Meanwhile, three other people, including her 2-year-old son, were hurt in the crash. These types of car accidents may happen due to the carelessness of another driver, which is grounds for litigation in The Grand Canyon State.

The recent accident happened at about 4 p.m. Police said the 22-year-old woman was driving quickly while heading west along State Road 260. In fact, she reportedly passed cars in an area zoned for no passing. Her car ended up striking a black car that was headed eastbound on the road.

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