Woman riding in back of motorcycle killed in MesaPosted: Updated:
MESA - A woman was killed in a collision in Mesa.
It happened just before 7 p.m. on Tuesday near the intersection of Elsworth and University.
According to Mesa Police, a woman in her 50s was killed after the motorcycle she was riding on the back of crashed with a pick-up truck.
The male driver of the motorcycle suffered serious injuries and was taken to a local hospital.
Police say the driver of the truck, identified only as an elderly woman, suffered only minor injuries.
At this time investigators are unsure whether alcohol was a factor in the wreck.
Elsworth is closed at University until the wreckage is cleared and officers conclude their initial investigation.