Motorcyclist dies after bike slams into car in Mesa - Tucson News Now

Motorcyclist dies after bike slams into car in Mesa

A motorcyclist died after slamming into this car at a Mesa intersection Thursday night. A motorcyclist died after slamming into this car at a Mesa intersection Thursday night.
A mother and infant child in the car were taken to a hospital. A mother and infant child in the car were taken to a hospital.
MESA, AZ (CBS5) -

A 20-year-old man died after he was thrown more than 100 feet when his speeding motorcycle collided with a car at a Mesa intersection Thursday night.

A Mesa police spokesman said the biker was speeding on Rio Salado Parkways and crashed into the side of the car at its intersection with Country Club Drive around 9:30 p.m.

Witnesses told police the car had the green light, the spokesman said.

A woman and infant in the car were taken to a nearby hospital, but the extent of their injuries and their conditions were not immediately available, the spokesman said.

It was not known if impairment was a factor or whether the motorcyclist was wearing a helmet, the spokesman said.

No other information was immediately available.

Stay with cbs5az.com and CBS 5 News as this story develops.

Copyright 2013 CBS 5 (KPHO Broadcasting Corporation). All rights reserved.

  • Trending StoriesTrending StoriesMore>>

  • 'Austin Powers' star Verne Troyer dies at age 49

    'Austin Powers' star Verne Troyer dies at age 49

    Saturday, April 21 2018 4:51 PM EDT2018-04-21 20:51:28 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 6:03 PM EDT2018-04-21 22:03:39 GMT

    Verne Troyer, an actor famous for his role as Mini-Me in the "Austin Powers" trilogy, has passed away.

    Verne Troyer, an actor famous for his role as Mini-Me in the "Austin Powers" trilogy, has passed away.

  • Mother says recalled eggs made son sick

    Mother says recalled eggs made son sick

    Saturday, April 21 2018 12:37 PM EDT2018-04-21 16:37:34 GMT
    Source: WAFBSource: WAFB

    There's a batch of eggs under recall for a dangerous bacteria and at least one family in the Baton Rouge area says it was affected. Chances are some of those eggs might be in your fridge.

    There's a batch of eggs under recall for a dangerous bacteria and at least one family in the Baton Rouge area says it was affected. Chances are some of those eggs might be in your fridge.

  • Barbara Bush was 'first lady of the greatest generation'

    Barbara Bush was 'first lady of the greatest generation'

    Saturday, April 21 2018 12:04 AM EDT2018-04-21 04:04:04 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 6:55 PM EDT2018-04-21 22:55:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Mourners pause as former U.S. first lady Barbara Bush lies in repose during the visitation of former first lady Barbara Bush at St. Martin's Episcopal Church, Friday, April 20, 2018, in Houston.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Mourners pause as former U.S. first lady Barbara Bush lies in repose during the visitation of former first lady Barbara Bush at St. Martin's Episcopal Church, Friday, April 20, 2018, in Houston.

    As the outpouring of tributes continues for Barbara Bush, the general public can pay its respects to the former first lady.

    As the outpouring of tributes continues for Barbara Bush, the general public can pay its respects to the former first lady.

Powered by Frankly