48-Year-Old Bicyclist Dies in Fatal Accident on Indian School Road

PHOENIX, AZ (May 31, 2022) – Wednesday afternoon, 48-year-old Andriya Shagwa was killed in a bicycle collision on 27th Avenue.

Officers responded to the scene around 3:00 p.m., near the intersection of 27th Avenue and Indian School Road.

Per reports, Shagwa was riding a bicycle and making a turn near 27th Avenue. For reasons unknown, the driver of a passing vehicle struck him.

Paramedics arrived and quickly transported Shagwa to a hospital with life-threatening injuries. However, he later succumbed to his injuries due to the extent of his condition.

Meanwhile, the driver of the vehicle stayed at the scene to cooperate with authorities.

Additionally, crews closed both lanes of the 27th Avenue for an extended period of time to allow for cleanup and preliminary duties. At this time, an active investigation into the crash is still underway.

The team at Sweet James sends out their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of the victim during this devastating time.

The sudden loss of a loved one after a bicycle accident is an extremely difficult time for the surviving family. At Sweet James, they are here to provide you with unmatched legal representation during this trying time. Rest assured, you have an enthusiastic attorney on your side. They will fight to hold the responsible party accountable and help you receive compensation to pay for the high costs of the medical, funeral, and legal expenses. Call their office today at (800) 975-3435. Need help after hours? Reach out to them by online chat, email, or text message. Moreover, if you are a family member of any of the victims involved in this accident, they may be able to help you obtain the police report. Click here to request a police report.

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