PD: Motorcyclist struck by car, killed in Mesa

MESA, AZ - A motorcyclist was killed in an accident in the east Valley Friday morning.

Mesa police Officer Steven Berry said the motorcyclist was eastbound on University Drive at a high rate of speed and the car was traveling westbound when the driver made a left turn into a private drive near Ellsworth Road.

The motorcycle struck the front passenger side of the vehicle.

The motorcyclist died at the scene, Berry said.

Speed appears to be a factor in the accident, according to Berry.

There was no word on citations or charges against the vehicle driver.


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