Man, 84, dies after being hit by 2 cars in PhoenixPosted: Updated:
PHOENIX -- An 84-year-old man died after getting hit by two cars in Phoenix Wednesday night.
Raul Rivera was carrying grocery bags when he attempted to cross 19th Avenue in an unmarked crosswalk at Sunnyside Avenue around 6:30 p.m.
Phoenix police Sgt. Tommy Thompson said Rivera was struck by a southbound 1999 Oldsmobile driven by a 21-year-old man. Rivera was knocked to the ground and a 1997 GMC Jimmy driven by a 57-year-old woman hit him.
Both drivers stayed at the scene.
Rivera was taken to a nearby hospital where he died from his injuries.
Thompson said impairment may have been a factor on the part of the 21-year-old man. Impairment does not appear to have been a factor in the actions of the second driver.
This case is ongoing and toxicological results are pending.