17-Year-Old Motorcyclist Dies after Being Involved in Vehicle Collision Near West Desert Wren Drive

TUCSON, AZ (June 16, 2023) – Sunday afternoon, Martin Craig was arrested after hitting and killing a motorcyclist. It happened on June 11th at around 4:15 p.m. at the intersection of North Sandario Road and West Desert Wren Drive. According to the Pima County Sheriff’s Department, they arrived at the scene and found a 17-year-old motorcyclist lying in the roadway. Upon investigation, the officers discovered that the rider was headed northbound on North Sandario Road and 42-year-old Craig was traveling south. Furthermore, Craig was driving a Chevrolet Trailblazer when he attempted to make a left turn onto West Desert Wren Drive. As a result, Craig struck the rider and left him with serious life-threatening injuries. Consequently, responding officers transported the rider to the hospital who suffered deadly injuries. Unfortunately, the rider did not survive his injuries and he was pronounced dead. His identity was not yet released by the authorities. Following the events of the collision, the police arrested Craig and charged him with a moving violation causing death.
No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. Deepest condolences and sympathies are with the family and friends of the victim.
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