Baseline Road reopens in west Tempe after serious crash

Posted at 6:43 AM, Oct 20, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-20 15:40:49-04

A bicyclist has been seriously injured after a crash Friday morning.

A Tempe police spokesperson said the bicyclist and a vehicle collided just after 6 a.m. near 48th Street and Baseline Road.

The 19-year-old bicyclist was not wearing a helmet, police said, and taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Impairment is not suspected to be a factor in the crash, said police.

The westbound lanes of Baseline Road are closed from the Arizona Grand to 48th Street. 

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