Bicyclist Brett Karrle was seriously injured in a hit-and-run crash, Monday 10/10/2016 mid-afternoon.
Catalina Highway, south of Fort Lowell Rd, in Tucson, AZ (I can’t find that on google maps?). Presumably hit from behind but there are no details in the reporting.
The driver fled the scene, and was later located a short time later and arrested on hit/run and aggravated assault charges (suspected impairment).
Continue reading NE-side Tucson serious injury — driver arrested
photo: Jeff Lasky @10NewsLasky
Chandler residents Cruz and Annamarie Contreras were among the 4 pedestrians killed (plus more injured)
in a park when a pickup driver lost control and crashed in San Diego / Coronado.
The driver was also injured and arrested for DUI causing death/injury.
Continue reading Driver kills 4, injures 9 in horrific crash
Sat 8/27/2016 ~ 7:30pm. Bicyclist Thomas J. Butler. 35 was killed as he road across
43rd Ave near Bethany Home Rd mid-block from west to east; then turned north when he was struck from behind.
The tone of the statements indicates the police don’t believe the driver’s alleged impairment wasn’t a factor. I.e. the driver is likely to be charged with only DUI.
Continue reading Bicyclist killed crossing 43rd Ave near Bethany Home Phx
8/12/2016 Victim Scott Koch, 58
Driver Eric Joseph Corral, alledged red light running, DUI, and hit-and-run. Driver arrested on suspicion of 2nd degree murder.
Victim was crossing the road in a crosswalk (presumably had been sidewalk riding) when struck.
Valencia and Nexus, Tucson. Continue reading Driver in fatal hit and run arrested for second degree murder
Driver kills Childtime Sign
A westbound driver apparently failed to negotiate a slight bend in the road and drove up on the sidewalk, killing the Childtime Sign. July 19, 2016 ~ 8AM.
Warner Rd, just west of 51st St.
This is the same spot where another dangerous driver drove up on the sidewalk and
killed the bus stop structure in February last year. Continue reading Childtime Sign Killed
Photos: MCSO and DPS.
Driver Barbara Christine McLaughlin was arrested after driving the wrong way on
Arizona SR-87 near Bush Highway Thursday afternoon. DPS Trooper Pedro Rodriguez heroically intentionally caused a crash in order to stop McLaughlin’s 5,000 pound pickup; probably doing her a big favor, because people who drive pickups the wrong way tend to kill people and go to prison (for a long time). Oh, and after the minor collision, McLaughlin tried to drive away (hit and run). Nice. “ impairment is suspected” DPS says. Continue reading Wrong-way driver stopped on SR-87
The 17-year-old passenger in the Camaro died. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)
Phx police say drinking and drag racing leave 1 dead 1 critical, @arizonarepublic says ‘accident’? @droptheaword
Continue reading Police: 1 killed in Phoenix drag-racing crash
it’s out of control?
Happened in the
‘hood. Another dangerous driver jumped the curb, ran over the sidewalk and murdered a block wall. The driver was reportedly taken into custody…. Wed May 18, 2016, later part of afternoon. Elliot Loop and Jicarilla, Phoenix.
Continue reading More dangerous drivers
Ann Day was killed in a headon crash with a suspected impaired driver, ~ 8AM, May 7, 2016. Day was traveling
eastbound on Ina Road near the Westward Look Resort, near Tucson (Pima County) Continue reading Tucson area motorist killed in head-on; driver arrested
Photo: Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office
original story about this Dec. 27, 2014 death has a long list of horribles, emphasis added:
Preliminary test results indicated that Erica Flynn’s
, after the crash that killed 66-year-old Kathleen Mae Searcy on Dec. 27, the records show. blood-alcohol level was .283, more than three times the legal limit
Flynn, 30, was southbound on Arizona Avenue in a Toyota Camry when
and struck Searcy’s Honda Accord, which was making a left turn on a green arrow at the San Tan Freeway, records show. she ran a red light
Data from Flynn’s vehicle indicated
– and did not brake prior to impact, according to police. she was driving at a speed of 75 mph – 30 miles over the posted speed limit
Interesting note about the black box data… there was a
warrant issued 12/29/2014 that I would guess was for that. Continue reading Speeding, extremely Drunk, red-running killer nets 11 years