PHOENIX, ARIZONA (March 12, 2017) – A bicyclist was killed in a hit and run accident on Sunday evening on 40th Street, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 9:30 pm on 40th Street near Bell Road. A car identified as a silver 2013-2015 Ford Fusion struck a bicyclist before fleeing the scene immediately. The accident happened right in front of the fire station, but by the time firefighters made it outside, the vehicle was gone.
The bicyclist was identified as a 54 year old man, and was tragically pronounced dead as a result of injuries sustained in the accident. The collision remains under active investigation at this time to determine cause and liability, and authorities are on the lookout for the hit and run driver.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends as they cope with such tragic loss,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all parties affected in this tragedy as they try to piece together what happened.”
Losing a loved one is an extremely difficult time for any family member or friend affected by a tragedy. If you have lost a loved one due to someone’s negligence, you may have the right to a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. Lexton Law Firm strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at (877) 541-2111. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.