Deadly Phoenix motorcycle, semi collision closes lanes during rush hour

PHOENIX - A deadly collision involving a motorcycle and a semi-truck closed roads in the area of 27th Avenue and Durango Street Friday morning.

According to Phoenix police Sgt. Steve Martos, a semi-truck was traveling westbound on Durango Street when it made a left hand turn and was struck by an eastbound motorcyclist.

Evidence at the scene suggests speed could have been a factor.

The motorcyclist was transported to an area hospital where he died from his injuries.

The semi-truck driver did not show any signs of impairment.

The name of the motorcyclist has not been released.

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