3/21/2016 ~ 8pm Bicyclist struck going northbound in the intersection of Queen Creek Road and Ranch House Parkway, Gilbert, AZ
The bicyclist was identified as 28 year-old Erik Alsaker.
The driver fled the scene. Police are looking for a dark colored, small SUV or sedan w/ heavy front-end passenger side damage.
GILBERT, AZ (KPHO/KTVK) -…Police said Erik Alsaker, 28, was riding a bike northbound in the intersection of Queen Creek Road and Ranch House Parkway at approximately 8 p.m. Monday when he was struck by a vehicle.
…Police are looking for a small SUV or dark-colored sedan with possible damage to the front end and windshield. The vehicle was last seen traveling west on Queen Creek Road.
Wed March 23: Gilbert police have arrested Yongela Nelvik Ward, 22, in connection with Monday evening’s fatal incident. The arrest was made due to a neighbor’s tip; police obtained a search warrant and found a vehicle consistent with the crash in garage..
CR-2016002592; case minutes.
Defendant accepted a plea deal 3/22/2017.
Plead guilty to fatal hit-and-run, a class 3 felony. Sentencing still pending.
State’s Attorney: Christin J. Trusken
Defendant’s Attorney: Edwin A. Molina, III
There were a couple of odd notations:
10/28/2017 ORD – Order – Party (001) 11/7/2016 NOTE: GRANTING STATE’S MOTION FOR RELEASE OF VICTIM’S MEDICAL RECORDS
ALG – Allegation – Party (001) 9/29/2016
NOTE: STATE’S ALLEGATION OF AGGRAVATING CIRCUMSTANCES
PPD14394928 1 SPEED > REASONABLE/PRUDENT; AVOID COLL 3/24/2014 JDGMT GUILTY/RESP SENT IMPOSED