Victim: Roger Haar
A July 19th AP story was somewhat more detailed with crash specifics “Tucson police say in a news release that the 65-year-old had been headed south on his bike along a road when he stopped for a red light. After the light turned green, police say he entered the intersection and was struck by a westbound sedan that ran a red light.”
A red light violation would make the driver eligible for a 28-672 charge.
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) –
A man was seriously injured when he was struck by a car while riding a bicycle on Monday, July 11… The man was taken to a hospital with serious, life-threatening injuries… There are no signs that impairment or speed was a factor, Bay said… Witnesses said the driver ran a red light and hit the bicyclist in the intersection…
ASDM: S/B bicyclist struck and killed by E/B motorist at signalized intersection. Driver violation is UNKNOWN (? news story said driver ran red).
FARS: Crash type is consistent with news story — Motorist Drive Through – Signalized Intersection.
Fars indicates BikeDir as Facing Traffic w/bicyclist in a bike lane. That seems odd, and there’s nothing mentioned in the news story about facing the wrong way; there was an error in last year’s FARS stating a bicyclist was wrong way that was definitely in error. I suppose the only way to know for sure would be to get the original police report, and it wouldn’t make any difference in determining crash type since driver ran red.