Man dies after being hit by impaired driver in west Phoenix, police say
Published: Feb. 12, 2023 at 9:59 AM MST|Updated: Feb. 12, 2023 at 1:25 PM MST
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) — A man is dead after being hit by a car in west Phoenix Saturday night.
Phoenix police responded to a report that a man had been hit by an SUV around 8:34 p.m. near 83rd Avenue and McDowell Road. When officers arrived, they found a man, identified as Lucian Mosoianu, 36, with serious injuries. He later died at the scene.
Investigators learned that the driver was headed west on McDowell Road when he hit the man who was crossing diagonally across the intersection. The driver was impaired at the scene, police say, and was processed and cited for DUI and then released. The investigation is still underway, and no one involved has yet been identified.
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