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Phoenix I-10 fatal motorcycle cras

Details are restricted right now, however investigations are ongoing right into a crash that left 1 man useless early Sunday morning.

PHOENIX — The Arizona Department of Public Safety is presently investigating the occasions surrounding a fatal motorcycle crash that came about Sunday morning on Interstate 10 in downtown Phoenix. 

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Officials mentioned that the crash came about at roughly 2 a.m. Sunday morning on the westbound lanes at milepost 146, which is simply earlier than seventh Street.

One man was discovered useless on the scene, and no different autos had been talked about to be concerned within the crash

Authorities haven’t launched the identification of the deceased.

Details are restricted right now, however DPS mentioned that troopers are nonetheless investigating the crash.

This is a growing story. Stay with 12News for extra updates.

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Deaths on Arizona roads

Data from the Arizona Department of Transportation reveals that roadway fatalities have been step by step rising in Arizona during the last decade: 

  • 2011: 825 deaths  
  • 2012: 821 deaths 
  • 2013: 844 deaths 
  • 2014: 774 deaths 
  • 2015: 895 deaths 
  • 2016: 952 deaths 
  • 2017: 1,000 deaths 
  • 2018: 1,010 deaths 
  • 2019: 982 deaths 
  • 2020: 1,057 deaths

ADOT presents driving recommendations on its web site to assist maintain individuals secure on the street. 

“There’s always room for improvement when it comes to road safety,” the division mentioned on its web site. 

ADOT’s solutions embrace: 

  • Don’t pace or drive aggressively 
  • Never drive whereas beneath the affect of drugs 
  • Avoid distractions whereas driving 
  • Wear your seatbelt and ensure all passengers are doing the identical 
  • When an emergency car is on the aspect of the street, transfer over 
  • Stay additional conscious in work zones 
  • Be ready for climate situations that make driving harmful

Find more tips on the department’s Driving Safety Homepage on ADOT’s website here. 

“Real-time freeway situations can be found on ADOT’s Arizona Traveler Information web site at az511.gov, by calling 511, downloading the AZ 511 app and thru ADOT’s Twitter feed, @ArizonaDOT,” the division mentioned. 

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