News: Driver arrested in fatal Chandler hit-and-run that killed bicyclist

CHANDLER, AZ – The driver responsible for a hit-and-run crash that killed a bicyclist in Chandler early Wednesday morning has been arrested.

According to a report by 12 News, the bicyclist was struck at about 2:45 a.m. at the intersection of Del Rio Street and Alma School Road.

Police say the cyclist was struck by a Dodge Ram pickup truck that continued down Alma School Road without stopping to assist the victim.

The victim was rushed to the hospital where he died a short time later. The suspect vehicle was located and the driver arrested. The identities of those involved are being withheld pending further investigation.

At Merchant Law Group, our dedicated team of Arizona bicycle accident attorneys firmly believes in every cyclist’s right to safety in the Chandler area. That is why we will fight to recover the compensation you are owed after a devastating crash. Contact us today at (480) 581-8801 to schedule a free review of your claim.