HIT RUN ALERT: red 2-door, 12th St near AZ Canal, Phx

UPDATE: a newer version of the KTAR story says police believe the suspect vehicle is an older Porsche, red 2-door.

Friday 1/14/2021 ~ 1:30AM. A man riding an electric bicycle 12th St near the Arizona Canal, Phoenix and was struck after falling in the street. The criminal driver fled eastbound on Wagon Wheel dr, police say the suspect vehicle is a red 2-door (sedan, i guess?)

Drivers who flee are usually impaired; driver Alexandra Mendez was arrested last week in connection with the killing of a Chris Owan near Luke AFB before Christmas.

Also note that electric bikes riders are classified as “drivers” (and not bicyclists/pedalcyclists) for statistical purposes.

Electric bike rider dies in Phoenix hit-and-run collision
Jan 14, 2022, 8:48 AM
PHOENIX – Police in Phoenix said a man riding an electric bicycle was killed in a hit-and-run collision early Friday.

The Phoenix Police Department said in a press release Stanley Fischer was struck near the Arizona Canal between Glendale and Northern avenues around 1:30 a.m.

The 54-year-old was heading east and fell over while crossing 12th Street. Police said he was trying to get up when a red two-door car going north hit him.

The driver left the scene, turning east onto Wagon Wheel Drive…

Anyone who may have seen what happened or has other relevant information should call Phoenix police at 602-262-6151 or Silent Witness at 480-948-6377 and 480-837-8446 (Spanish language).


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