Man on stolen motorcycle causes 2 accidents, leads deputies on pursuit

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PHOENIX -- A man on a stolen motorcycle is in custody after leading Maricopa County sheriff's deputies on a pursuit in Phoenix late Wednesday morning.

According to Deputy Lindsey Smith with the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, the man on the motorcycle was driving recklessly and caused two non-injury accidents.

Smith said the accidents occurred at Interstate 17 and Bethany Home Road and 39th Avenue and Bethany Home Road.

The pursuit ended near 64th and Missouri avenues and the suspect was taken into custody.

The Phoenix Police Department assisted in the pursuit and is investigating the accidents.