Wednesday, June 12, 2013 8:30 am
The Arizona Department of Transportation has a message for motorists who think they can recklessly drive head-on into a dust storm: “Pull Aside, Stay Alive.”
Thursday, May 30, 2013 9:44 am
Emergency crews were called to a two-vehicle rollover at 7:52 a.m. Thursday. The accident occurred west of the intersection at the westbound entrance to the Children's Adventure Learning Center.
Sunday, April 7, 2013 9:42 am
Northwest Fire District crews were called to Interstate 10 at the Ruthrauff overpass just after 11:30 p.m. Saturday night, after a passer-by noticed a vehicle off the roadway and damage to some of the guardrail in the area.
Friday, March 22, 2013 10:04 am
(NewsUSA) - When you hand car keys to your teenager for the first time, your heart races as you think of what could happen. The fact is that car accidents are the number-one cause of death among teens in the U.S., so it's important to communicate the gravity of this newfound responsibility.
Thursday, December 13, 2012 8:31 am
On Dec. 8, the Pima County Sheriff’s Department conducted a sobriety checkpoint at Palo Verde Road and Aviation Parkway as part of the holiday season DUI enforcement efforts. At approximately 10:30 p.m., a white pickup truck came through the checkpoint and deputies immediately noticed a large amount of blood on the driver’s side door. Inside the vehicle were the female driver, later identified as 42-year-old Rebecca M. Gomez, the 57-year-old male passenger and two female teenagers, none of whom was wearing a seatbelt.
Monday, October 8, 2012 8:43 am
Just after 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 6, Northwest Fire District, along with the Picture Rocks Fire District responded to the area of Silverbell and Twin Peak Roads after several 911 calls reported a vehicle had left the roadway and rolled several times.
Sunday, August 12, 2012 11:22 pm
A 10-year-old boy was taken to the hospital in serious condition Sunday night after a three-car collision that included a Pima County Sheriff’s patrol car at La Canada and Orange Grove.
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 4:00 am
Signs of damage and flooding caused by Sunday night’s monsoon rains could be seen all over the Tucson region Monday morning.
Wednesday, April 4, 2012 4:00 am
Imagine hearing the news your three-year-old daughter has just been struck by a vehicle. She is airlifted to emergency care, and upon examination, the doctor says she will never walk again.
Saturday, February 11, 2012 10:05 am
The Northwest Fire District responded to a single vehicle
rollover this morning on Avra Valley road approximately a quarter
of a mile west of Interstate 10.
Thursday, January 19, 2012 3:03 pm
The Northwest Fire District responded to a three-vehicle
accident on Tangerine road near Camino De Oeste at 10:55 a.m.
Wednesday, January 11, 2012 4:00 am
In the first nine months of 2011, local fire departments
responded to 17 water-related incidents, including six deaths from
Wednesday, September 21, 2011 3:00 am
Before you leave your driveway, you place your children in their
car seat, click their car seat shut and seal the deal with a kiss.
But despite all your cautions, is your child really safe?
Wednesday, August 24, 2011 3:00 am
Man injured in Avra Valley house fire
Thursday, August 18, 2011 2:34 pm
The driver of a car involved in a single-car rollover this
afternoon has been flown to University Medical Center Tucson for
Wednesday, July 27, 2011 3:00 am
Many canines love a good car ride, but the majority of their
human companions may need a lesson in pooch passenger safety. In an
annual survey by AAA and Kurgo, a pet travel product company, dog
owners revealed they often bring furry friends along for the ride,
but they also admitted to behavior that would land them in the
Oro Valley Police Department recently purchased a new BMW
R1200-RT-P police motorcycle using money it received from the
Arizona Governor's Office of Highway Safety. It will play a
proactive role in achieving the department's mission to reduce the
number of fatal and serious injury collisions through highly
visible, proactive traffic enforcement. That includes DUI and fatal
collision investigations, school bus stop sign and speed violation
enforcement, and occupant protection/seatbelt violation
enforcement. In addition, the new motorcycle will enable police to
rotate aging equipment at the end of its service life and reduce
operating costs associated with the motor unit.
Wednesday, June 22, 2011 3:00 am
Being diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease was a shock, but giving
up is not an option a small group of area residents will
Wednesday, June 8, 2011 3:00 am
Two children who were not wearing seatbelts survived a rollover
accident on Interstate 10 Monday.
Two children, ages 6 and 7, survived a rollover accident Monday afternoon on Interstate 10. Both were not wearing seatbelts.
Wednesday, May 11, 2011 3:00 am
More than 1,600 students at Mountain View High School remained
in stunned silence last Thursday as they watched local
firefighters, police officers and paramedics provide a strong sense
of reality of how prom or graduation night fun can turn tragic.
Wednesday, March 23, 2011 10:00 am
Wearing seatbelts helped five Tucson teenagers survive a
single-car rollover that occurred around 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Wednesday, January 19, 2011 12:00 am
Oro Valley Police K9 handler and prodigy, William “Bill” Burney,
passed away earlier this month after losing his battle with
esophageal cancer. He leaves behind his wife of 34 years,
Tuesday, September 28, 2010 11:00 pm
A bus transferring 24 maximum-security inmates collided with a
freeway barricade support truck on Interstate 10 early Wednesday
morning. Five correctional officers were also on board.
Tuesday, September 21, 2010 11:00 pm
Garden tour at Steam Pump is Thursday, Sept. 30