GLENDALE, AZ – A man has been seriously hurt after the bicycle he was riding was hit by a truck early Monday morning in Glendale.
Just before 4:30 a.m., officers were called to the accident at 67th Avenue and Bethany Home Road. Police say the bicyclist was traveling south through the crosswalk when he was hit by an eastbound truck. The bicyclist was taken to an area hospital with what police say are life-threatening injuries.
The intersection of 67th Ave. and Bethany Home was closed for several hours but reopened around 9:30 a.m. The investigation remains ongoing.
At this time, our thoughts are with the victim and their family. Our best wishes are with them for a full recovery.
At Begam Marks & Traulsen, we are concerned by the rising numbers of bicycle accident fatalities in Arizona and want to advocate for the safety of bicycle riders. We analyzed the last 5 years of Arizona bicycle accident fatalities data covering the period 2016 to 2020 gathered from the Arizona Department of Transportation.
To visualize our findings and for a better experience for our readers, we’ve created an interactive map that pins every single bicycle accident fatality that has taken place in the State of Arizona between the years 2016 and 2020. To view the interactive date, please click here.
Call (602)254-6071 to talk with an Arizona personal injury attorney if you or a loved one were injured in a car accident.
Source: 3TV/CBS 5