News: Bicyclist killed by hit-and-run driver in Tempe

TEMPE, AZ – A bicyclist was killed by a hit-and-run driver while attempting to cross University Dr. on Thursday.

According to AZ Family, the female bicyclist was crossing University Dr. east of McClintock Dr. when a vehicle hit her and fled the crash scene. The woman was transported to a local hospital where she died from her injuries.

Local authorities report the suspect was driving a dark-colored Toyota 4Runner in the years from 1999-2002. They suspect the vehicle will have damages to the front bumper and passenger side.

Hit-and-run drivers put their victims in extreme danger when they flee a crash scene as they can’t get the medical assistance they need promptly. Did you lose a loved one due to a reckless hit-and-run driver? At Tobler Law, our Arizona car crash attorneys are passionate about holding negligent drivers accountable for their poor choices that result in the loss of life. Call us at 480-898-9700 to set up a free consultation to discuss your best next steps.