Good Samaritan Killed Following Multi-Vehicle Collision on State Route 202

Incident Status
Incident Date
Sunday, September 24, 2023
Department Report Number

Preliminary Information: 
--Update: Monday, September 25, 2023--

The victim has been identified as Douglas Scott Hunt, 34, of Mesa.

The investigation is ongoing.

--End of Update--


--Preliminary Information: Sunday, September 24, 2024--

On Sunday, September 24, 2023, at approximately 3:56 a.m., a multi-vehicle incident occurred which resulted in the death of a good Samaritan who stopped to render aid.

The driver of a vehicle involved in an earlier hit-and-run collision in the area of Interstate 17 at Durango Road was involved in another single-vehicle collision in the area of eastbound State Route 202 at 32nd Street. Two concerned citizens stopped on the scene to assist with the collision. While assisting, one of the good Samaritans was struck and killed.

Two other drivers were transported to the hospital with serious injuries.

This is an ongoing investigation. Impairment is being investigated as a possible factor.

Douglas Scott Hunt, 34 (Mesa, AZ)
05 - Metro Central