Driver suspected of striking three bicyclists and fleeing the scene arrested

PEORIA, AZ - Maricopa County Sheriff’s Officers have arrested the driver that struck three bicyclists near 115th Avenue and Happy Valley Road Saturday night.

The 32-year-old male suspect is accused of fleeing the scene of the accident that injured Cam Nelson, Nelson's 6-year-old son and Lance Taylor.

Nelson was air-lifted to a Valley hospital with life-threatening injuries. His 7-year-old son and Taylor were taken to the hospital for treatment and later released.

The suspect was driving a red Chevrolet Pickup when he struck the three pedestrians walking their bicycles on the dirt portion of the shoulder, MCSO said.

ABC15 is not identifying the suspect because he has not been formally charged.

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