Tag - Bicycle Accidents in Arizona

2.24 Chandler, AZ - Injuries Reported in Multi-Vehicle Wreck on SR 347 at Riggs Rd

Glendale, AZ – Collin Jones Arrested in Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash at 70th Ave

Glendale, AZ (June 6, 2020) – A teenage driver has been arrested after a Glendale hit-and-run crash that killed a 3-year-old boy in late May. Collin Alexander Jones, an 18-year-old Glendale resident, was driving on the wrong side of the roadway of 70th Avenue, approaching Villa Theresa Drive, on the afternoon of May 21. Per reports from officers with the Glendale Police Department, a family of four were riding their bicycles adjacent to the edge of the roadway. Jones then drove [...]

2.7 Yuma, AZ - Adelaido Robles Killed in Bicycle Accident at 14th Ave & 12th St

Glendale, AZ – Toddler Killed & Woman Injured in Bicycle Accident on 70th Ave

Glendale, AZ (May 26, 2020) – A 3-year-old boy died after he was struck by a vehicle while riding in a child bike trailer near 70th Avenue and Union Hills Drive in Glendale last week. On May 21, the boy’s parents were riding bicycles with their two children and traveling northbound on the east side of 70th Avenue. At that time, a driver traveling southbound on 70th Avenue ran over the child in his bike trailer around 1:00 p.m. According [...]

2.24 Chandler, AZ - Injuries Reported in Multi-Vehicle Wreck on SR 347 at Riggs Rd

Glendale, AZ – Bicyclist Seriously Injured in Crash at 59th Ave & Bell Rd

Glendale, AZ (April 25, 2020) – A crash involving a bike and car left one person seriously injured on Saturday night. According to officers with the Glendale Police Department, the crash happened around 10:00 p.m. in the area of 59th Avenue and Bell Road. The bicyclist was transported to the hospital via ambulance with life-threatening injuries. The driver stayed on the scene to cooperate with officials. At this time, alcohol or speed doesn’t seem to be a factor, though he investigation [...]

Tucson, AZ – Woman Struck & Seriously Injured in Bicycle Crash at N Avra Rd

Tucson, AZ (April 1, 2020) – A woman was seriously injured in a crash that occurred on Wednesday night involving a bicycle and a vehicle. Just before 7:00 p.m., deputies from the Tucson Police Department responded to reports of a crash at North Avra Road and West Manville Road in Picture Rocks, northwest of Tucson. The Pima County Sheriff’s Department said in a news release that the bicyclist involved was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries. The intersection was [...]

Tucson, AZ – Cyclist Struck & Seriously Injured in Hit-and-Run at Fort Lowell Rd

Tucson, AZ (January 21, 2020) – Officers with the Tucson Police Department are investigating a hit-and-run collision that occurred at Fort Lowell Road and Mountain Avenue on Tuesday that led to the hospitalization of one man. Officer Francisco Magos said units were on the scene and discovered that a driver struck a cyclist and fled the scene. The cyclist was transported to the hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries. The accident remains under investigation. Identifying information about the driver or the [...]

Apache Junction, AZ – Dave Dutra Hit & Injured at Meridian Rd & Southern Ave

Apache Junction, AZ (January 1, 2020) – Officers from the Mesa Police Department have released further details after a serious bicycle accident last Thursday. According to officers, Dave Dutra was riding his bike off Meridian Road and Southern Avenue in Apache Junction last Thursday when he was hit by a vehicle. Dutra and his 8-year-old dog were launched into the air on impact, per witnesses who saw the car that struck them take off. Authorities say that the car drove onto [...]

San Tan Valley, AZ – Teen Hit & Injured in Bicycle Accident Near Poston Butte High

San Tan Valley, AZ (December 2, 2019) – A teen was hit by a car while riding his bicycle near Poston Butte High School on Monday morning. According to local authorities, the crash happened near Gantzel and Bella Vista Roads around 6:30 a.m. The student, a 15- to 16-year-old boy, was riding his bike when he was struck by a vehicle. The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office and aerials from a news chopper showed a white car with heavy windshield damage [...]

Tucson, AZ – UPDATE: Rene Navarro Jr. Dies After Bicycle Accident at E Grant Rd

Tucson, AZ (September 23, 2019) – A man has died one week after a bicycle accident in midtown Tucson. According to officials from the Tucson Police Department, 25-year-old Rene Navarro Jr. was seriously injured after being struck by a 2013 Jeep Patriot while riding his bicycle near North Estrella Avenue and East Grant Road, just east of North Stone Avenue. He succumbed to his injuries on Monday.Detectives determined that Navarro was traveling northbound on Estrella Avenue and attempting to cross Grant [...]

Chandler, AZ – 3 Cyclists Injured in Hit-and-Run at Riggs Rd

Chandler, AZ (September 21, 2019) – Three bicyclists were struck by a hit-and-run driver early Saturday morning, according to reports from the Chandler Police Department. The accident occurred around 6:30 a.m. at Riggs Road and Black Hills Way. Per information from police, three bicyclists were traveling eastbound in the bike lane on Riggs Road when a silver or gray Lexus hit them and continued to travel eastbound. The bicyclists sustained injuries, though authorities say that they are non-life threatening. However, emergency medical [...]

Tucson, AZ – Bicyclist Struck by SUV at Grant Rd & Stone Ave

Tucson, AZ (September 16, 2019) – An SUV driver struck a bicyclist at the intersection of Grant Road and Stone Avenue, closing the area for several hours on Monday afternoon. According to officials from the Tucson Police Department, the driver of a small SUV was traveling westbound on Grant Road and approaching North Estrella Avenue when they struck a bicyclist in the intersection. Officer Ray Smith, a spokesman for the Tucson Police Department, said that paramedics arrived at the scene shortly [...]