2 dead in 1 night in separate pedestrian-vehicle collisions in Phoenix
Nov 4, 2022, 8:44 AM | Updated: 1:45 pm
PHOENIX – Two pedestrians died after getting hit by vehicles on Phoenix streets in separate incidents Thursday night, authorities said.
The first incident occurred around 9:30 p.m., when a semitruck hit a man on Southern Avenue near Third Avenue, the Phoenix Police Department said.
The pedestrian died of his injuries after being taken to a hospital. Investigators are conducting postmortem blood tests to determine if he was impaired.
The truck driver remained at the scene, and there was no indication he was impaired, police said.
According to preliminary information, the pedestrian was walking on Southern Avenue in the roadway when the westbound truck hit him, police said.
The second incident took place around 11:50 p.m., when a 30-year-old woman was was hit by an eastbound vehicle while she crossed Indian School Road near 32nd Avenue.
The woman behind the wheel drove to her workplace and then called 911, police said. There was no indication she was impaired.
The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.
No other details about either case were made available.