PD: Motorcyclist killed in Mesa accident

MESA, AZ - A motorcyclist lost his life after colliding with a car in Mesa Thursday night.

Mesa police spokesman Tony Landato said the accident happened around 8:45 p.m. near Ellsworth and Baseline Roads.

Landato said the motorcyclist was heading southbound on Ellsworth when he collided with a Prius turning west on Baseline.

Authorities said the white male, in his mid-40s, was pronounced dead on scene.

Landato said the Prius driver did not appear to be impaired. The motorcyclist's condition before the crash is unknown at this time.

The victim's name is not being released pending notification of next of kin.

The accident is still under investigation.

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