Motorcyclist remains critical after wreck on Scottsdale Road

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Accident closes Scottsdale Road

UPDATE: Saturday evening

SCOTTSDALE -- A motorcyclist remained in critical condition Saturday after he was involved in a wreck in Scottsdale.

Police said the rider, whose name has not been released, was not wearing a helmet when he collided with a car Friday night near Scottsdale and Thomas roads.

The motorcyclist was thrown on the median and hit his head.

Investigators said alcohol might have been a factor in the wreck.

SCOTTSDALE -- Scottsdale Police have restricted traffic at the intersection of Thomas and Scottsdale road.

A motorcycle and a car collided, sending the motorcyclist to the hospital in critical condition.

Police say that the motorcyclist was not wearing a helmet.

Scottsdale road is closed both north and south, and is expected to remain closed until after midnight.

Thomas road traffic is not restricted.