A collision involving a pickup truck and a car in West Phoenix left two people dead and three injured, according to reports. The fatal accident happened near Indian School Road during the evening hours of May 3.
Whiplash is a neck injury that is commonly seen in people who are involved in head-on collisions or other auto accidents. The condition is often a combination of injuries that occurs in the cervical spine when the head is violently thrust forward and then suddenly jerked back or from side to side. Most people are unaware that they have suffered a whiplash injury at the accident scene because symptoms do not usually develop until 2 to 48 hours after the crash.
A spokesman for the Arizona Department of Public Safety says an impaired driver may have caused a five-vehicle crash on Oct. 17. The accident happened in Phoenix shortly after 2 a.m., and police allege that the driver accused of causing the wreck was driving in the wrong direction. Although the driver is suspected of DUI, the DPS spokesman said that the investigation might not be completed for weeks or even months.
According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, a moving truck was involved in a multi-vehicle wreck near downtown Phoenix that injured multiple people. The Interstate 10 accident transpired at approximately 11 a.m. on Sept. 9.
The Memorial Day weekend holiday was not without serious auto accidents. According to an azdailysun.com report, three people were injured after a driver going the wrong way crashed into another vehicle. Head-on collisions are very dangerous and are known for leading to fatalities.