Bicyclist killed 35th Ave / Van Buren in Phoenix crash

9/23/2016 ~ 11am. Victim: John Joe Bojorquez  (from crash report).

near 35th Ave and Van Buren, west of downtown Phoenix.

No details. Phoenix police are investigating a fatal crash involving a cyclist and a truck near the intersection of 35th Avenue and Van Buren Street.

The cyclist collided with a truck at about 11 a.m., police said. The driver of the truck stayed at the scene after the crash, and impairment did not appear to be a factor in the collision, police said.

The westbound lanes on Van Buren Street from 37th to 39th avenues will be closed to allow…

Another bicyclist was killed on Friday after colliding with a cement truck around 6 a.m. near 24th Street and Loop 202.

Phoenix police reported a third bicycle-car collision near 16th Street and East Southern Avenue at about 11:30 a.m…

A newer/later story has some background info, but no new details). That story makes a bit of a misquote about quantities of serious injuries, see here.

Crash Report

ADOT report 3184406

Phoenix file number 201601772008 -> 16001772008  report is available online.

Victim John Joe Bojorquez

Bicyclist was riding EB (on the N; ie counter flow) sidewalk when for unknown reasons he left sidewalk and crashed headon into WB semi-truck.