Tempe Police Release Video of Biker Hit by Car -- It's Bad
Tempe police today released video footage of the biker who was hit and killed by a car over the weekend. It's pretty graphic.
The worst part is the driver of the car just took off after hitting the victim, and now police want your help in tracking down the person behind the wheel.
Check out the video after the jump.
The victim's been identified as 32-year-old Jason Scott, of Mesa.
Tempe Police Sergeant Steve Carbajal tells New Times the incident happened near the
intersection of Southern and Rural roads, on Saturday night.
According to police, Scott was riding east on his motorized bicycle when he was hit by a
vehicle making a left turn from Southern onto Rural Road.
After hitting the victim, the driver drove off. He has not been
The car, police say, has been preliminarily identified as a gold or beige 2002-2007 Ford Taurus or Mercury Sable (similar to the one in the photo).
Police say the car may have a missing passenger-side mirror and should have damage to the
front passenger side. It also may have a broken front passenger side window.
If you've seen the car or know what happened, Tempe police want to talk to you, so give them a call at 480-350-8311 or phone Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.
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