TEMPE, AZ — A woman is dead after getting hit by a truck Friday morning while waiting at a Tempe bus stop near Warner and Rural roads.
At about 5:30 a.m. Friday, Tempe police say the driver of a truck was traveling southbound on Rural Road when he lost control and drove into the northbound lanes. He then hopped a curb and hit a woman who was seated at a bus stop.
The woman died at the scene after lifesaving efforts by paramedics. Her name has not yet been released.
Police initially said the older male driver had been arrested, but later updated ABC15 crews at the scene and said the man was cooperating with police as they continue to investigate the incident.
Police confirm a man in his 80s swerved off Rural Rd near Warner Rd in Tempe early this morning,hit a woman at this bus stop and killed her. Officers say he is cooperating with the investigation, although it’s unknown if impairment was a factor @abc15 pic.twitter.com/21lMn8XBuG— Amelia Fabiano ABC15 (@AmeliaFabianoTV) January 14, 2022
It is unknown if impairment was a factor.