Arizona Accidents


11 people hospitalized after I-15 crash near Utah border in Arizona

MESQUITE, Nev. (KUTV) — Interstate 15 was shut down after a multi-vehicle crash sent 11 people to the hospital near the Utah-Arizona border, officials stated. Mesquite Fire Chief Jayson Andrus shared a press release stating northbound and southbound directions were closed for less than an hour Friday due to the incident in a construction zone in Arizona.
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11 people taken to hospital following triple-vehicle crash on I-15 in Arizona near Utah border

ST. GEORGE — Multiple injuries resulted from a three-vehicle crash that shut down a segment of Interstate 15 through Arizona on Friday afternoon. The incident was reported around 2:50 p.m. Arizona time and occurred in the area of mile marker 8 inside a construction zone, a press release from Mesquite Fire and Rescue out of nearby Mesquite, Nevada, stated.
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AZ DPS Paria Canyon Coconino Canyon rescue

The Arizona Department of Public Safety Ranger 1 air rescue unit rescued three hikers who were stranded after flash flooding in Paria Canyon, west of Page. A trooper-paramedic was lowered 191 feet into the canyon to help air lift the hikers out.
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Portland man, well-known in music community, killed in Arizona crash

PORTLAND, Ore. — A driver of a pickup truck in Arizona last week struck and killed a 42-year-old Portland man well known in the city’s music and nonprofit community. Ian Mouser, the executive director and founder of My Voice Music, was killed while riding his bicycle during a cross-country trip, the organization said in a news release Monday.

Three Firefighters Injured in Glendale (AZ) House Fire

According to a report from ABC15, three firefighters were injured fighting a house fire near 43rd and Northern avenues in Glendale, Arizona, Monday night after a fire ignited in the kitchen after a woman left food that was cooking unattended. Glendale and Phoenix Fire Department crews were dispatched with reports...
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Arizona man killed in crash in rural Le Sueur County

Police car with emergency siren at night. 3D rendered illustration. An Arizona man died Saturday night in a crash in rural Le Sueur County. Jeffrey Cornelius, 73, of Sun Lakes, AZ, is identified as the victim. Police say lifesaving efforts were performed, but Cornelius was pronounced dead at the scene...

Arizona man killed in single-vehicle crash in Le Sueur County

DERRYNANE, Minn. (KEYC) — A man from Arizona was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Le Sueur County over the weekend. The Le Sueur County Sheriff’s Office said it responded to the crash scene just south of the intersection of Highway 19 and 201st Avenue in Derrynane Township at approximately 9 p.m. Saturday.

1 injured in rear-end collision on I-15 in Arizona

ST. GEORGE — Traffic on northbound Interstate 15 through Arizona was stalled for a time late Friday afternoon due to a multivehicle crash that sent one person to the hospital. The crash was reported to authorities around 4:50 p.m. Arizona time in the area of milepost 8, where traffic was...

Arizona authorities say 2 drown on Colorado River near Lake Havasu City

LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. — Mohave County authorities say two people drowned Thursday on the Colorado River north of Lake Havasu City. One person on board a boat fell into the water near Topock Gorge while trying to to retrieve a personal item and a second person then went in the water to help the first, a Mohave County Sheriff’s Office statement said.

Arizona pilot told to climb before plane crash in San Diego suburb

YUMA, Ariz. — Recordings show a twin-engine plane nose-dived into a San Diego suburb despite a concerned air traffic controller warning the pilot to climb to a higher altitude. A National Transportation Safety Board investigator arrived Tuesday to examine the path of destruction in Santee a day after the Cessna...

Arizona sergeant killed while on pursuit

LA PAZ COUNTY, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - The La Paz County Sheriff's Office announces Sergeant Micheal Rudd #554 officially succumbed to his injuries received while in the line of duty. La Paz County Sheriff William Ponce confirms Sgt. Rudd passed away Tuesday shortly after midnight, following an accident while pursuing...

Arizona cardiologist dies in plane crash

An interventional cardiologist at Yuma (Ariz.) Regional Medical Center died Oct. 11 after a plane crash in California, local CBS News and NBC News affiliate KYMA reports. Sugata Das, MD, owned the plane, which crashed in Santee, a suburb outside of San Diego. The plane was headed to San Diego when it went down in a neighborhood and hit two homes. One other death was also confirmed.

Two Women Found Dead After Tempe (AZ) House Fire

According to a report from ABC15, two women were found dead in Tempe, Arizona, early Monday morning by fire crews after a home erupted in flames, said officials from the Tempe (AZ) Fire Medical Rescue Department (TFMRD). Multiple firefighters and departments responded to the fire at around 2 a.m. near...