A 73-year-old bicyclist was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver on Higley Road early Tuesday morning.
The crash occurred on Higley Road about halfway between Chandler Heights and Ocotillo roads.
The victim was hit in a southbound lane by a gold sedan between 5:30 a.m. and 5:45 a.m., according a Gilbert police spokesman.
A 17-year-old was detained by officers in connection with the accident. There is no further information regarding the facts of the crash just yet.
Zachar Law Firm has represented victims and their families many times in these unfortunate circumstances.
In addition to aiding the police in the criminal process, our investigation includes both
1) all circumstances of the crash,
2) background investigation on the at fault driver and
3) investigation of all insurance policies applicable to the loss.
These case can be hard fought, and an early investigation is often crucial to being able to bring a successful claim for the injured victims.
Our hearts and prayers go out to the families affected by this tragic incident.