On early Saturday morning, two people suffered injuries following a motorcycle accident in the northeast valley.
Officers received a call about a traffic collision near E. Cheyenne Avenue and N. Lamb Boulevard at about 1:50 a.m. The preliminary investigation showed that a motorcycle was going eastbound on Cheyenne approaching Lamb while a Dodge Durango was heading southbound on Lamb. Just then, the Dodge entered the intersection on a red light, in the path of the motorcycle and both the vehicles crashed into each other.
On arrival, medics took the 36-year-old male motorcyclist and his 40-year-old female passenger to University Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. The driver of the Dodge drove away from the scene. According to the reports, the man was later caught by the police. The driver of the dodge displayed signs of impairment and was detained for applicable charges.
The crash remains under review.
October 18, 2021