Motorcyclist in very serious condition after crash in Glendale

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By Andrew Michalscheck By Andrew Michalscheck

 GLENDALE, Ariz. – A motorcyclist is in very serious condition after a crash on Saturday afternoon in Glendale.

According to Glendale police, the motorcyclist was heading northbound on 59th Avenue at a high rate of speed when he collided into the rear of a pickup truck near State Avenue. The adult male was ejected from the motorcycle, sustaining life threatening injuries. 

Police say he was wearing a helmet and it appears impairment and speed were factors in the crash. The driver of the truck was not injured.

Detectives from the Glendale Police Vehicle Crimes Unit are currently investigating.