2/22/2022 ~2PM. Tucson police says a suspected impaired driver killed a bicyclist on the SIDEWALK.
Names were not released as of 2 days later; and no follow up reporting can be found on this fatal incident that occurred 10 months ago (?).
Expect this one to be very difficult to follow up on; with no names, driver in hospital presumably means he wasn’t arrested immediately. ug. pima county has bad record for not charging impaired drivers.
tagging dui, open case
List of fatal bicycle crashes since 2009.
Police: Bicyclist dies after impaired driver struck him on Tucson sidewalk
Angela Cordoba Perez
A man died after he was struck by a Jeep while riding his bicycle on Tuesday near Rita and Old Vail roads in Tucson… The driver of the Jeep, a 22-year-old man, was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to police… Detectives said the cyclist was riding southbound on the sidewalk of Rita Road when the Jeep, which was traveling northbound, veered off the road and struck the bike. Witnesses said the driver of the Jeep exhibited “reckless driving behavior” before the collision, police said.
An officer determined the driver of the Jeep was impaired…