Miguel Martinez Mendoza Killed in Tragic Hit-And-Run Crash on Winter Palm Drive [Tucson, AZ]

Miguel Martinez Mendoza Killed in Tragic Hit-And-Run Crash on Winter Palm Drive [Tucson, AZ]
Miguel Martinez Mendoza Killed in Tragic Hit-And-Run Crash on Winter Palm Drive [Tucson, AZ]

Pedestrian Dead after Hit-And-Run Crash on Winter Palm Drive in Tucson

Tucson, AZ (January 17, 2024) – On Wednesday, 56-year-old Miguel Martinez Mendoza died in a hit-and-run crash on Winter Palm Drive.

The incident occurred on the night of Saturday, Dec. 30, and resulted in the death of 56-year-old Miguel Martinez Mendoza. 

Detectives report that Mendoza was crossing Escalante Road, either within or close to a marked crosswalk at Winter Palm Drive, when a black 2013 or 2014 Nissan Altima likely struck him. 

After receiving medical assistance on the scene, emergency services transported him to St. Joseph’s Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries on Wednesday, Jan. 17. 

At the time of the accident, all streetlights in the vicinity were operational and illuminated. 

Tucson Police Department (TPD) urges anyone with information to contact them at 88-CRIME, assuring confidentiality for anonymous tips. 

Detectives suspect that the black 2013 or 2014 Nissan Altima involved may have sustained damage to the front passenger side or the windshield.


We at Sweet Lawyers extend our sympathy and condolences to the family and loved ones of Miguel Martinez Mendoza. May the bereaved find strength and comfort in this difficult time.


If you or a loved one has been affected by a fatal pedestrian crash, understanding your rights and options is crucial during this challenging time.

At Sweet Lawyers, we offer compassionate yet comprehensive legal assistance for those coping with the aftermath of such tragic incidents. Our experienced team is committed to seeking justice and fair compensation for families who have lost a loved one due to another’s negligence.

Navigating the legal process in wrongful death cases can be complex and emotionally taxing.

We are here to guide you through each step, ensuring that your case is handled with the utmost care and professionalism. Our track record of success in personal injury and wrongful death claims speaks to our dedication to our client’s well-being.

Don’t face this difficult journey alone. Contact Sweet Lawyers for a free consultation at (800) 674-7852.

We’ll discuss your specific situation, clarify any legal terms or procedures, and outline a path forward that honors the memory of your loved one and seeks the justice they deserve. Let us be your support and advocate during this trying time.

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