Teen boy critically hurt after crashing motorcycle into cow near Tonopah

It happened about 32 miles northwest of Tonopah.
It happened about 32 miles northwest of Tonopah.(MCDOT)
Published: Nov. 7, 2023 at 5:46 AM MST
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TONOPAH, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) - A teenage boy is in critical condition after a late-night motorcycle crash west of Tonopah on Monday.

According to the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called out to Eagle Eye Road and Salome Highway area, which is north of Interstate 10, near the community of Sunwest around 11 p.m. Sunwest is about 32 miles northwest of Tonopah. At the scene, deputies found a 16-year-old motorcyclist who had struck a cow. He was rushed to a Valley hospital. MCSO said on Wednesday evening he’s expected to survive.

Detectives are now working to learn more about what led up to the crash.

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