Tag - Fatal Bicycle Accidents in Arizona

2.12 Mesa, AZ - Two-Car Crash Causes Injuries on I-10 at Deck Park Tunnel

Glendale, AZ – UPDATE: Details Released in Fatal Bike Crash at 51st Ave & Thunderbird Rd

Glendale, AZ (July 21, 2020) – Further details have been released after a fatal bike accident that caused the deaths of a father and his 13-year-old daughter on July 12 in Glendale. Per reports from officers with the Glendale Police Department, Robert Martin Strickbine, 61, was giving his daughter a ride home on a bicycle when they were struck by a vehicle. On the night of the collision, Robert Strickbine had biked to pick up his daughter from a friend’s [...]

2.16 Tempe, AZ - Multi-Vehicle Crash Causes Injuries on L-101 Price at Broadway Rd

Phoenix, AZ – Michael Groth Killed in Bike Crash at Seventh St & Hatcher Rd

Phoenix, AZ (May 7, 2020) – A man riding a bike was hit and killed by a vehicle in north Phoenix late Wednesday night. According to Sgt. Maggie Cox, spokesperson for the Phoenix Police Department, 61-year-old Michael Anthony Groth was riding his bicycle near Seventh Street and Hatcher Road, just before 11:00 p.m., when a car traveling northbound struck him. The car was driven by a 26-year-old woman, though her name was not released. Groth was rushed to an area hospital [...]

Tucson, AZ – Tommy Lee Thomas Killed in Bicycle Crash at Craycroft Rd & Broadway Rd

Tucson, AZ (March 16, 2020) – A bicyclist has passed away from his injuries today after being struck by a vehicle near Craycroft Road and Broadway Road. At 3:08 p.m. on March 4, officers from Operations Division Midtown were dispatched to the intersection of East Fairmount Street and North Woodland Avenue for a report of a serious injury bicycle collision. Upon arrival, Tucson Fire personnel were on scene and rendering aid to a bicyclist identified as 59-year-old Tommy Lee Thomas. Tucson [...]

Maricopa County, AZ – James Thelen Killed in Bicycle Accident at Northern Ave

Maricopa County, AZ (January 5, 2020) – On Sunday afternoon, an 86-year-old man was hit and killed by a vehicle while riding his bicycle in Waddell. The accident occurred just before 1:00 p.m. in the area of 177th Avenue and Northern Avenue. Authorities say James Thelen was riding his bike northbound on 177th Avenue near Northern Avenue when he was hit by a vehicle. He was transported to a nearby hospital, where he later died.  The driver of the vehicle that [...]

Phoenix, AZ – Bicyclist Struck & Killed at Bethany Home Rd & Central Ave

Phoenix, AZ (November 21, 2019) – A bicyclist has died after being struck by a vehicle on Thursday morning near Bethany Home Road and Central Avenue, according to Phoenix police officers. Per a report from the Phoenix Police Department, authorities were dispatched to the accident around 3:15 a.m. They said the accident involved a bicyclist and another vehicle. The cyclist was crossing Bethany Home Road when they were hit by an oncoming vehicle. Phoenix paramedics arrived at the scene shortly [...]

Tucson, AZ – Joseph Santos-Nelson Killed in Bicycle Accident at 22nd St

Tucson, AZ (November 18, 2019) – A 22-year-old man was killed on Monday after he was struck by a vehicle head-on on Tucson’s east side. According to officers from the Tucson Police Department, Joseph Abdiel Santos-Nelson was riding eastbound in the westbound curb lane of 22nd Street, near South Vista Overlook Drive. As he was riding, a driver in a westbound-traveling Chevrolet Silverado struck Santos-Nelson. Tucson paramedics arrived at the scene shortly after Santos-Nelson was hit, but it appears that [...]

Tucson, AZ – UPDATE: Eric Noriega Killed in Bicycle Crash at 27th St & Park Ave

Tucson, AZ (November 16, 2019) – The bicyclist involved in a hit-and-run collision on Tucson’s south side on Friday has died. Officers from the Tucson Police Department have identified the cyclist as 45-year-old Eric Michael Noriega. According to a press release from TPD, police briefly closed South Park Avenue between East 22nd Street and East 29th Street to East Silverlake Road. At 3:09 a.m., officers were dispatched to the intersection of East 27th Street and South Park Avenue to investigate [...]

El Mirage, AZ – Bicyclist Hit & Killed by City Bus Near Grand Ave & Greenway Rd

El Mirage, AZ (November 15, 2019) – A bicyclist was struck and killed by a city bus in El Mirage on Friday morning. According to local authorities, the crash happened near U.S. 60, or Grand Avenue, and Greenway Road. Fire rescue and medical units arrived just before 6:30 a.m. Trooper Jonathan Montes with the Arizona Department of Public Safety said that the bicyclist, a 34-year-old man from Tucson, was crossing the intersection when he was hit by a Valley Metro [...]

Phoenix, AZ – Brandy Heideman Struck & Killed in Bicycle Crash at 32nd St

Phoenix, AZ (November 9, 2019) – A woman on a bicycle was struck and killed in Phoenix Friday night.  Per information from Detective Luis Samudio with the Phoenix Police Department, the 42-year-old woman was riding a bicycle near 32nd Street and Thomas Road at 8:30 p.m. At that time, she was hit by a Jeep traveling eastbound. Samudio said the woman in the center turn lane while waiting for traffic to clear when she entered the eastbound lanes and was hit. [...]

Tucson, AZ – Bicyclist Dies After Truck Accident on Broadway Blvd

Tucson, AZ (October 2, 2019) – A man has died after a bicycle accident in east Tucson last week. According to officials from the Tucson Police Department, the cyclist was seriously injured after being struck by a semi-truck while riding his bicycle on Broadway Boulevard around 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, between Kolb Road and Pantano Road. Detectives are still investigating the cause of the crash but said that the driver of the semi-truck stayed on the scene after the accident. The cyclist [...]