Rider critical after fall from motorcycle in Mesa

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A woman was in stable but critical condition at Scottsdale Healthcare-Osborn Hospital after she fell of the back of a motorcycle in Mesa on Wednesday afternoon.

Mesa police said the motorcycle was going south on Greenfield Road when it began to wobble, causing the rider to fall off and into a concrete ditch along the road.

She was flown to the hospital where she was placed in intensive care with multiple fractures to her pelvis and upper legs, police said.

Evidence, blood and urine samples were taken at the hospital due to some reference of possible impairment, police said.

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