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Passengers Safe After Tour Bus Gets Caught in Flash Flood in Dolan Springs AZ

DOLAN SPRINGS, AZ – A tour bus tried to cross a flooded wash in Dolan Springs, AZ and got swept 300 yards away in rushing waters. Dolan Springs is located in Mohave County, Arizona in the northwestern corner of the state bordering southeast Nevada along Lake Mead and the Colorado River about 36 miles northwest of Kingman, AZ.

A tour bus was caught in a flash flood in Dolan Springs, AZ and was swept 300 yards in rushing waters on July 28, 2013. Photo credit: detroitnews.com

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Semi Truck Driver Killed in Fiery Accident on Interstate 10 in Tempe Arizona

TEMPE, AZ — The Arizona Department of Public Safety reported that a semi truck accident that happened on Thursday, February 28, claimed the life of the trucker.

A trucker was killed in a fiery semi truck accident on Interstate 10 in Tempe, AZ on February 28, 2013 when his truck struck the median wall after colliding with another vehicle.

A trucker was killed in a fiery semi truck accident on Interstate 10 in Tempe, AZ on February 28, 2013 when his truck struck the median wall after colliding with another vehicle.

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Semi Tanker Truck Overturns on I-10 in Phoenix

PHOENIX, AZ. — A semi tanker truck traveling westbound on the Interstate 10 in Phoenix rear-ended a passenger vehicle on Wednesday, Jan. 9, causing the truck to roll over.

A tanker truck rear-ended a car and rolled over, then leaked sewage causing delays and a traffic snarl on the westbound I-10 in Phoenix, AZ on January 9, 2013. Photo credit: ADOT

A tanker truck rear-ended a car and rolled over, then leaked sewage causing delays and a traffic snarl on the westbound I-10 in Phoenix, AZ on January 9, 2013. Photo credit: ADOT

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Semi Truck Accident Near Suprise Arizona Kills Two Teenage Boys

SUPRISE, AZ – Two teenage boys heading to a hockey game in Glendale were killed on Monday, March 13, when the vehicle they were in collided with a semi truck near Loop 303 and Olive Avenue. The accident happened about 7p.m. near a railroad crossing.

Fatal semi truck accident kills two teenagers in Surprise, AZ when their vehicle was t-boned by a semi truck on March 12, 2012.

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Semi Truck Collides with Pickup Truck in Wellton Arizona

WELLTON, AZ – An accident involving a 1989 Peterbilt semi truck and a GMC pickup occurred on Tuesday, December 6, at about 10:50 a.m at the intersection of Avenue 36E and Highway 80 in Wellton, Arizona. Two people were airlifted by Care Flight helicopters to Phoenix-area hospitals Tuesday after a pickup and semi truck collided near Wellton, as reported by The Yuma Sun. Wellton is about 155 mile southwest of Phoenix.

Photo shows Wellington Firefighters rescuing two drivers who were then airlifted to Phoenix-area hospitals Tuesday, Dec 6, after a Peterbuilt semi truck collided with a GMC pickup truck near Wellton. Photo Credit : Yuma Sun.

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Truck Driver Dies in Fiery Tanker Truck Accident in Chandler, AZ

CHANDLER, AZ – A truck driver was killed on Wednesday, November 9, 2011 when two tanker trucks collided on Interstate 10 in Chandler, AZ.

Massive blaze from tanker truck fire on I-10 after a semi truck collision in Chandler, AZ where a truck driver was killed on November 9, 2011. Photo credit: Mark Henle/The Arizona Republic

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Four Killed in Arizona Semi Truck Accident on I-10 Near Picacho Peak

ELOY, AZ – Four people were killed Thursday morning, Aug 8, when a semi truck crossed the median on Interstate 10 near Picacho Peak and crashed into a minivan, shutting down the westbound lanes for almost 7 hours.

Semi truck accident in Eloy, AZ leaves 4 people dead in a crash that occurred on Thursday, September 8, 2011 south of Phoenix on Interstate 10 near Picacho Peak.

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Big Rig Flips Over Off Peoria Arizona Highway and Catches Fire

PEORIA, AZ – A big rig truck accident occurred on Tuesday morning, August 16, causing the semi truck to roll over and catch fire.

Map showing location of fiery semi truck accident in Peoria, Arizona on 83rd Avenue near West happy Valley Rd. on August 16, 2011.

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Arizona Truck Accident Causes Explosions and Power Outages

CHANDLER, AZ – A truck accident in Maricopa County, Arizona Wednesday, April 21, 2010, caused several small explosions and power outages when a semi slammed into an electrical power box. The collision between the 18 wheeler and a minivan occurred in Chandler, AZ at the juncture of Alma School Road and Ray Road. The accident area is in the Phoenix metro region in the center of the state, 174 miles east of Blythe, California and 370 miles west of Las Cruces, New Mexico.

Authorities shut down the area around the truck accident scene for several hours while officers conducted an investigation and road crews cleared debris from the traffic lanes

Shortly before 11:30 a.m. Wednesday morning a semi trailer truck was traveling west on Ray Road in Chandler, AZ. When the 18 wheeler reached the intersection with Alma School Road a minivan turned left in front of the truck. ... Read More

Phoenix Bus Crashes On I-10; Rollover Claims 6 Lives

PHOENIX, AZ — Six people were killed in a deadly bus crash at 5:27 a.m Friday morning when a  bus carrying 21 passengers rolled over after hitting another vehicle. The bus driver lost control and veered to the left, then to the right and off the road, rolling over at least once while several people were ejected from the bus, according to Arizona Department of Public Safety spokesman Bart Graves. The crash occurred on Interstate 10 about 25 miles south of Phoenix.

Fifteen of the 21 bus passengers were transported to hospitals, including five who suffered serious injuries and were taken by helicopter.

Aerial video showed emergency crews from several agencies breaking out windows, trying to remove victims from the mangled bus. Medics set up a triage area on the freeway to treat the injured. A total of five medical helicopters were called out to the scene. ... Read More

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