Motorcyclist Hospitalized after Speeding Collision near 7th Street
PHOENIX, AZ (September 7, 2023) – Early Wednesday morning, one rider sustained injuries in a pursuit crash on Interstate 10.
Officers responded around 12:50 a.m., near 7th Street on August 16th. Per reports, an officer attempted to perform a traffic stop on two speeding motorcyclists when one of the riders sped off.
The pursuit then came to a stop near 7th Street when the rider was struck by a white pickup truck.
Paramedics arrived and transported one of the riders to Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center for further treatment. In addition, the rider was described as a man in his 20s.
Meanwhile, crews blocked the surrounding area for a brief time during cleanup and preliminary duties. No other information was released by the investigators, and the crash is still under investigation.
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