Phoenix PD searching for fatal hit-and-run driver near 12th St and Northern Ave

12th Street and Northern Ave Hit and Run
Posted at 6:15 AM, Jan 14, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-27 09:54:46-05

PHOENIX — Phoenix police are looking for a hit-and-run driver that left a bicyclist dead on Wagon Wheel Drive.

At about 1:30 a.m. Friday, officers were called to the area of 12th Street and Northern Avenue for reports of an injured person.

Officials say a man, identified as 54-year-old Stanley Fischer, was operating an electric bicycle traveling eastbound, attempting to cross 12th Street.

For some reason, he fell over in the roadway and was attempting to get back up when he was struck by a red car that was traveling northbound on 12th Street.

Fischer was taken to a hospital where he died.

The driver did not stay at the scene.

Police are looking for a red older model Porsche with severe damage to the driver side of the front bumper and has a loud exhaust.

Below is a photo of the type of vehicle investigators believe to be involved.

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The investigation remains ongoing. Silent Witness is offering a $1,000 reward for anyone who provides information that leads to an arrest.