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Yavapai County Car Accident DeathAccording to recently reported statistics from the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT), 2011 marked the first time in more than five years that the rate of deaths in Yavapai County car accidents rose. In 2011, there were 53 fatalities in Yavapai County that were caused by car crashes, according to reports.

This was a 17 percent increase from the statistics reported in 2010. Nearly 1,370 individuals were injured in collisions in 2011 while less than 1,350 were injured in motor vehicle accidents in 2010. Additionally, more than 180 collisions in Yavapai County in 2011 were caused by drunk drivers and statistics show that there was a sharp increase of nearly 29 percent in the number of injuries sustained in those crashes. Approximately 15 people died as a result of their own involvement in drunk driving accidents in 2011.

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Second Mesa car crashes seldom occur do to the small size and smaller population of the city, so were shocked to hear the news of a serious collision that occurred on September 8, according to reports from the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT). According to crash reports, the accident took place in the morning shortly before noon when a single vehicle crashed on SR-87 near Second Mesa.

One person was killed in the crash and was reported dead at the scene of the accident. Four other people riding in the vehicle at the time of the accident sustained injuries, though reports did not indicate the severity of the injuries suffered. Our hearts go out to all those involved in the accident and we hope that their physical and emotional injuries heal quickly.

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Though fatal Chandler car accidents are typically uncommon, news reports this year have shown an increase in deadly collisions like an accident reported on August 9 by ABC15 News. The crash happened shortly after 4 a.m. when two vehicles collided at the junction of the westbound San Tan Loop 202 and the northbound Loop 101. One of the cars involved in the accident rolled into oncoming traffic, but no additional vehicles were involved in the collision. The ramp was shut down for more than four hours following the crash.

One person was killed in the fatal rollover accident, but police did not report on additional injuries or the cause of the collision. We are truly sorry to hear about this accident and our thoughts go out to the loved ones of the victim tonight.

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As Buckeye rear end collision attorneys, we were so sorry to learn about a teen who lost her entire family in a crash on June 2, according to AZ Central. The family had been waiting to make a left turn off of Maricopa County 85 when an SUV hit them from behind. The teen’s father, mother, brother, and uncle died in the crash after their car caught fire. The driver of the SUV suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was later released from the hospital. Our deepest condolences go out to the teen girl, and we are thankful her extended family is providing her with support during this difficult time. This is truly a tragic car accident.

Causes of This Buckeye Rear End Collision

This Buckeye fatal car collision occurred when a driver smashed into the back of a car waiting to complete a left turn. Reasons why the crash happened in the first place are not readily apparent, but we often see cases in which drivers were distracted and didn’t see the other car waiting to make a left turn. We urge all drivers to watch out for other cars, never drive distracted, and obey all traffic laws.

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As experienced Flagstaff car wreck attorneys, we were deeply saddened and shocked by the death of one person and injuries to two others in a crash that took place May 29, according to reports by KPHO News. The collision took place when a car driving on Highway 89A lost control and moved into the lanes of oncoming traffic late that night. The car was sliding across the highway sideways when it was struck by another vehicle. The driver of the first vehicle was killed in the impact of the crash. The passenger in that vehicle and the driver of the other were both injured in the Flagstaff fatal car crash. Police have not indicated the cause of the car accident, but speed and alcohol have not been reported as possible contributing factors.

Our thoughts are with the family of the person who died and with those who were injured and we hope that everyone heals quickly.

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As Phoenix fatal car crash attorneys with years of experience handling fatal collisions, we were deeply saddened over the results of an accident reported May 16 by ABC 15 News. A vehicle was travelling westbound on I-10 near the exit for 40th Street at approximately 5:30 a.m. when it collided with another car on the road and rolled over near the median. The second vehicle was found on the opposite side of the freeway off the shoulder of the road.

Multiple emergency responders were called to the scene of the accident and authorities closed the section of the freeway surrounding the accident for several hours while police investigated, backing up morning traffic for miles. One of the drivers involved in the accident was killed in the impact. The status of the other involved driver is currently unknown and police have not reported the cause of the accident. We are thinking of the families affected by this collision and urge them to remain strong through this difficult time.

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AZ Car Crash DeathAs experienced Cochise County wrongful death attorneys, we know that every fatal car accident comes with a heavy price, both emotionally for those left behind after a death, and economically. In 2010, Arizona’s Department of Transportation (ADOT) reported 1,630 car crashes in the county, nearly half of which occurred in the city of Sierra Vista. Countywide, records indicate that 23 people were killed in car accidents that same year, resulting in economic losses totaling more than $16.5 million. On average, the economic cost per fatality in the Cochise County is roughly $721,500.

Alcohol-related crashes also contribute heavily to the death toll in car accidents each year, with just fewer than 18 percent of collision-related deaths attributable to DUI accidents. In addition to multiple deaths, injury accidents throughout Cochise County each year total at nearly 700 injuries and an additional $40 million in economic losses, according to statistics.

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As experienced Chandler wrongful death attorneys, we were saddened to hear the news of the death of a teenager and the injury of three others in a collision on March 22, according to CBS 5. The crash took place at the crossing of Pecos Road and Emmett Road when a car carrying an 18-year-old man and another car carrying three people collided. Those riding in the second car sustained minor injuries but the teenage driver of the first car sustained life-threatening injuries and later died. The intersection was closed for more than five hours while police investigated the crash. Police have so far been unable to confirm the cause of the crash and are searching for a witness who fled the scene of the collision. We offer our deepest condolences to the family of the teenager who died as well as everyone involved.

Chandler Car Accident Statistics

This Chandler car accident is one in a recent string of collisions in the city that have become increasingly more dangerous and too often fatal. In 2010, the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) reported 3,515 car crashes in Chandler and the surrounding area. These collisions resulted in injuries to more than 1,400 people and eight deaths. More recently, the number of deaths as a result of injuries sustained in car crashes in this area has been increasing.

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As Sahuarita car accident lawyers, we never like to hear about fatal car accidents. It is especially saddening to learn about a 16-month-old child who died in a fatal Sahuarita car accident on November 27, according to a news report in the Sahuarita Sun. While he survived on life support for a few days, he was taken off on November 30. The family chose to donate the child’s organs to help others. The car accident involved a rollover and hit-and-run incident that also left the child’s father hospitalized with serious injuries. Our thoughts and prayers are with this family during this difficult time. This is truly a tragic accident.

Causes of This Sahuarita Car Accident

This Sahuarita car accident occurred on Interstate 19 near Pima Mine Road at 6 p.m. after another vehicle side-swiped the truck that the family was riding in. The truck swerved into the median and rolled several times. The driver of the other vehicle fled the scene, but was later arrested and charged with a Class 3 felony for the hit-and-run. According to the news report, the family faces high medical bills and is uninsured. The injured father also has a previous injury that limits the use of one arm.

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The Phoenix car accident lawyers at Breyer Law Offices were saddened to hear about a four-car pileup that left one person dead and five injured on October 27. Almost everyone was taken to the hospital, including a 26-year-old woman in critical condition. All north and southbound traffic was stopped for several hours near the intersection of 35th Avenue and Indian School Road in Phoenix where the pileup occurred.

Police believe the driver who caused the car accident was impaired. The woman who died was in the backseat of the first car that was struck from behind and died at the hospital.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to everyone who was involved in this accident.

What May Have Caused This Phoenix Car Crash?

Although police aren’t saying yet how the driver at fault for this crash was impaired, “impairment” usually indicates driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Crashes caused by impaired drivers often result in injury or death, and we at Breyer Law Offices, P.C. know they are tragic events that ruin the lives of many.

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