One Injured, Driver Arrested after Bicycle Collision near Interstate 10

PHOENIX, AZ (March 25, 2022) – Thursday morning, a bicyclist was seriously hurt in a hit-and-run accident on 51st Avenue.

The crash occurred around 7:30 a.m., just southwest of 51st Avenue and Interstate 10. Emergency crews responded to the scene shortly after.

Reports indicate that the driver of a vehicle hit a man riding his bike. As a result, the cyclist sustained serious but non-life-threatening injures. Moreover, the involved driver fled the scene before authorities arrived.

According to a responding officer, crews have most likely located the involved vehicle and detained an adult female suspect about two hours after the incident.

Additionally, video footage from an Arizona family showed a red wagon in the street and a bicycle on the side of the road several feet away.

Officers have not disclosed further information to the public at this time about the hit-and-run accident on 51st Avenue.

When driving, it is important to always be alert for pedestrians, bicyclists, and other vehicles. Avoid distractions and keep your eye on the road. Additionally, drive within the posted speed limit set and enforced to reduce accidents. Always be cautious of the road ahead to ensure the safety of everyone.

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