October 11, 2016
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DPS says driver lost control in heavy rain
A fatal multi-vehicle collision involving a jack-knifed semi-truck on Interstate 17 near Cordes Junction took the lives of two drivers and critically injured a passenger around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Eight Verde Valley law enforcement agencies – including Sedona Police Department – are joining forces to keep the holidays safe this year with weekend DUI saturation patrols through the month of December.
Accident occurred just north of Camp Verde
A single-vehicle rollover occurred Wednesday around 3:54 p.m. on southbound Interstate 17 at milepost 288, just north of Camp Verde.
One woman ran out of gas. Men in a pickup truck needed someone to change a tire on the car. Another man had one of his car’s tires blow up.
This weekend, as you and your family head out to enjoy the holiday weekend, help law enforcement by staying alert, driving the speed limit and moving over when you see someone stopped on the shoulder.
Temporary signs promote safety between New River and Sunset Point
As part of a safety campaign to reduce crashes and delays resulting from speeding and driver inattention, the Arizona Department of Transportation will reduce speed limits during peak Memorial Day weekend travel periods on a winding stretch of Interstate 17 north of Phoenix.
Interstate shut down for hours near Black Canyon City
Troopers responded to a multiple vehicle collision which blocked southbound I-17 for several hours on Sunday evening, according to a news release from the Arizona Department of Public Safety.
The man described as an outstanding suspected felon – who fled the scene after a high speed chase that resulted in an I-17 rollover near Camp Verde March 15 - has been caught.
DPS warns public to avoid hitchhikers in area
A suspected felon is still outstanding after a high speed chase that resulted in a rollover on I-17 near Camp Verde Wednesday evening.
I-17 northbound is closed at SR 169 at milepost 278 for a police incident, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.
Around noon, a two-vehicle minor injury collision occurred on northbound 1-17 at milepost 275 between Camp Verde and Cordes Junction.
Around 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Copper Canyon Fire and Medical Authority emergency crews from Stations 81 and 82, along with DPS and ADOT, were dispatched to a single vehicle rollover on I-17 southbound at milepost 277.5.
Southbound lanes of I-17 are closed three miles south of I-40 because of a rollover
One southbound lane of I-17 has reopened three miles south of I-40 because of a rollover, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.
CAMP VERDE – Around 12:42 p.m. Sunday, Copper Canyon Fire and Medical Authority responded to a two vehicle accident at SR 260 at Finney Flats Road.