Motorcycle rider injured in collision with pickup truck in Scottsdale

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SCOTTSDALE -- A motorcycle rider was seriously injured in a collision with a pickup truck near Scottsdale Road and Shea Boulevard Thursday afternoon.

According to Scottsdale police Sgt. Mark Clark, a Ford pickup truck was making a left turn from southbound Scottsdale Road into a shopping center at Mercer Lane.

A Ducati motorcycle was northbound and struck the side of the truck as it turned left.

The driver of the motorcycle sustained serious injuries and was transported to Scottsdale Healthcare-Osborn for treatment.