2021

April 22, 2021 in

Arizona Drivers Can Be Pulled Over For Hanging Items On Rearview Mirror

According to Arizona State Statute 28, a person cannot drive with anything obstructing their view hanging from their rearview mirror. Police are allowed to stop any driver that fits that qualification. Arizona State University School of Criminology Professor and former assistant Phoenix Police Chief Kevin Robinson says laws like this are mostly used to stop...
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April 21, 2021 in

18-year-old Edward Crocker dies after speeding driver crashes car in south Phoenix

PHOENIX, AZ - A teen is dead after a driver lost control of his car and hit a pickup truck in south Phoenix on Tuesday afternoon. Police said a 19-year-old and two 18-year-olds were in a Nissan Altima heading west when the driver lost control and went into the eastbound lanes, hitting a Chevy...
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April 15, 2021 in

Sanchez family of four hospitalized after getting hit by suspected drunk driver near Dewey-Humboldt

DEWEY-HUMBOLDT, AZ - A family of four, including two young children, are recovering at hospitals in Phoenix after getting hit by an alleged drunk driver near Dewey-Humboldt on Easter Sunday. Dewey-Humboldt is located in the high desert of Northern Arizona and is 85 miles north of Phoenix and 12 miles east of Prescott. According to...
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April 12, 2021 in

Couple Recovering from a Food Truck Explosion in Queen Creek

GILBERT, AZ - Amber and Robert Everson are lucky to be alive after their food truck burst into flames while they were inside of it. The couple owns the Bama BBQ 4 Ever food truck. On Thursday, April 8th, 2021 they were working at an event in Gilbert. At the end of their shift,...
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April 6, 2021 in

Family mourns loss in US 60 wrong way crash that killed five people

MORRISTOWN, AZ - Family and friends are confirming the names of four of the five people killed in a fiery wrong-way crash late Friday, April 2, 2021. DPS says 37-year-old Michael Glen Sytsma was driving eastbound in the westbound lanes of the U.S. 60 when he slammed into an SUV near Morristown, killing all...
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March 28, 2021 in

Seven children taken to valley hospital after serious crash in Phoenix

PHOENIX, AZ - Seven children were hurt in a serious crash in Phoenix Sunday evening. Three of them are in critical condition.  The 2-car accident happened shortly after 6 p.m. on March 28, 2021, near 71st Avenue and Buckeye Road.  Video taken by our crews at the scene showed a silver minivan-type vehicle turned...
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March 25, 2021 in

Motorcyclist Ethan Voorhees from Mesa was killed on Loop 202

MESA, AZ - Ethan Voorhees died after a motorcycle crash on the freeway in Mesa, Arizona on Thursday, March 25, 2021. It happened on the southbound side of the Loop 202 Santan Freeway near Elliot Road sometime before 6 p.m.  The Department of Public Safety says 18-year-old Ethan Voorhees was speeding with a group...
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March 3, 2021 in

Nairah Johnson, 4-years-old, killed in Glendale Walmart parking lot after being hit by a truck

GLENDALE, AZ - A 4-year-old girl was killed, and three other family members were injured after they were struck by a truck in a Walmart parking lot in Glendale. The crash happened just before 10:30 a.m. Wednesday on March 3, 2021, in the parking lot near 56th and Northern avenues. City of Glendale spokesperson...
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March 2, 2021 in

Semi-Truck and SUV collide, At least 13 people killed in crash west of Yuma

IMPERIAL, CA - Yuma news outlets KYMA and KECY say at least 13 people were killed in a crash near Imperial, California just west of Yuma on March 2, 2021, at about 6:00 a.m. According to the El Centro Regional Medical Center (ECRMC), 25 passengers were riding in an SUV that crashed into a...
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February 25, 2021 in

Queen Creek community mourning the loss of Ava Mericle, 15-years old, killed in a car crash

QUEEN CREEK, AZ  - Devastation and heartbreak consume the Casteel High School community after a 15-year-old student died in a car crash on Feb. 16 on her way to school. "Of course, I'm going to miss her," said Ava Mericle's friend, Noah Mayer. "Ava always had a smile on her face," said Carly Burton,...
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