Arizona drivers may have noticed that the state is installing more and more roundabouts at intersections, doing away with the traffic signals that used to govern the directional flow of traffic through the intersections. While many people may find roundabouts annoying, the state has good reason to utilize them more and more while phasing out the four-way stop and signal-controlled intersections.
Texting or talking on a wireless device while driving is a growing problem that can result in dangerous accidents. Arizona residents may deem it beneficial to learn more about the growing issue in order to prevent possible injuries and even death.
A deadly Tucson car accident has claimed the life of a 62-year-old man and seriously injured two people. The crash occurred on Nov. 10 near the intersection of South Alvernon Way and West Irvington Road. The decedent was a passenger in a sedan that reportedly made a left turn in front of two vehicles.
Authorities in Arizona have reported that one person was killed and two others were seriously injured in a single-vehicle accident in southeast Phoenix on Nov. 8. The investigation into the car accident is being conducted by the Phoenix Police Department with assistance from the Department of Public Safety. The cause of the wreck was not immediately clear.
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.
One person was killed in an accident involving two vehicles in Phoenix on Aug. 28. Police suspect that the driver who caused the accident was using drugs prior to the fatal crash. The collision caused the closure of the highway for several hours.
An Arizona man who was accused of causing a car accident while under the influence on Aug. 24 was taken into police custody. The fatal crash took place on State Route 85 at the Broadway Road intersection in Buckeye.
A crash on Interstate 40 that happened approximately 20 miles east of Flagstaff, Arizona, killed four people on the morning of August 7. The car accident occurred around 11:30 a.m. when a vehicle drove across the median and collided with another head-on. Three people were injured in the wreck, and they were transported to Flagstaff Medical Center.
Four people suffered injuries after they were involved in a car accident in Arizona on July 30. According to the report, the crash took place on Interstate 17 near the Thomas Road exit in Phoenix at approximately 10:15 p.m.
Authorities with the Oro Valley Police Department report that they are investigating a two-vehicle wreck that occurred at about 6:20 p.m. on July 20, leaving one person dead and another severely injured. A third person involved in the crash reported no injuries and declined transportation to a nearby hospital.