MCSO: Suspected motorcycle thief hurt in wreck

Posted at 9:44 PM, Mar 17, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-18 02:20:44-04

A suspected motorcycle thief is in critical condition after crashing a stolen bike Thursday night.

The incident happened around 8:30 p.m. near Jackrabbit Trail and Beloat Road.

Officials say 21-year-old Jamie Witt lost control of the bike on a curve, causing it to skid about 30 yards and catch fire.

Jackrabbit Trail was closed from MC85 to Elliot Road while crews worked to clear the scene.

Maricopa County Sheriff's deputies say the bike was stolen out of Glendale.

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