Motorcycle rider seriously injured in Friday collision
- A Ford SUV made a left turn, and the motorcycle struck the SUV
- The motorcycle rider, a male, sustained serious injuries
- The rider was wearing a helmet and motorcycle jacket
- Prescott Valley Police caution drivers to use extra care during monsoon weather
A motorcyclist was seriously injured Friday afternoon in a two-vehicle accident at Lake Valley and Florentine Roads in Prescott Valley. At about noon, a Ford SUV was travelling south on Lake Valley Road, preparing to turn east onto Florentine Road, when a motorcycle travelling north entered the intersection. The vehicle made a left turn and the motorcycle struck the SUV, causing the rider to fall to the ground.
The motorcycle rider, a male, sustained serious injuries and was airlifted to a Phoenix area hospital for treatment. The rider was wearing a helmet and motorcycle jacket.
The driver of the SUV, a female, was not injured. Police cited her for failure to yield while making a left hand turn.
Prescott Valley Police caution drivers to use extra care during monsoon weather, which can cause visibility and other hazards.
Prescott Valley Police Department can be contacted at (928) 772-9267 for non-emergencies, 911 for emergencies. You may also contact Yavapai Silent Witness at 1-800-932-3232.