Deadly crash involving pedestrian shuts down portion of Loop 202 Santan

Loop 202 Santan hit and run deadly pedestrian crash
Posted at 4:53 AM, Jun 20, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-20 10:43:55-04

CHANDLER, AZ — A deadly crash involving a pedestrian shut down a portion of Loop 202 Santan in the southeast Valley.

The incident occurred around 1 a.m. Monday along eastbound L-202 near McClintock Drive.

Arizona Department of Public Safety officials at the scene say a woman was reportedly involved in a single-vehicle crash in the area and got out of her vehicle. When she attempted to cross lanes to get to the median, she was hit by an eastbound driver.

The driver of the vehicle that struck the woman reportedly took off from the scene but was later located and taken into custody.

DPS says the woman died from her injuries.

Arizona Department of Transportation officials say eastbound traffic was blocked at McClintock Drive for several hours due to the crash. It reopened around 7:40 a.m.

The investigation is ongoing.