Minivan driver hits, kills man in street near ASU West campus in Phoenix

The driver stayed on the scene.
The driver stayed on the scene.(Arizona's Family)
Published: May. 19, 2023 at 3:14 PM MST
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PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) - A man is dead after a minivan driver hit him near the Arizona State University West campus in Phoenix on Friday. It happened near 49th Avenue and Thunderbird Road around 11:45 a.m. Police say the unidentified man was crossing Thunderbird when the driver heading east struck him. The victim was taken to the hospital, where he died. The minivan driver stayed on the scene. Impairment is not believed to be a factor.

Another driver also hit the man and that person drove off before police got there. Thunderbird Road is closed from 47th Avenue to 51st Avenue.

Phoenix police say it happened around 5:30 a.m. Friday near 51st Avenue and Lower Buckeye Road.