Motorcyclist serious injured in accident in Yuma

Motorcyclist serious injured in accident in Yuma

Posted:

YUMA, AZ - A motorcycle accident in Yuma Saturday afternoon leaves one person seriously injured.

Yuma Police officials say it happened just before 4pm at the intersection of Palo Verde Street and Avenue 2 1/2 E.

The motorcyclist was driving eastbound on Palo Verde Street when he was thrown from his bike after the brakes locked.

YPD identified him as Emmanuel Cordova.

The 39-year-old was accompanied by two other motorcyclists.

Police say Cordova was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.

He sustained serious injuries and was flown to a hospital in Phoenix.

  • Email Alert Sign Up

    Sign up here to receive breaking news stories from KSWT.com and morning updates to your email inbox.

    * denotes required fields


    Thank you for signing up! You will receive a confirmation email shortly.

KSWT-TV Affiliates

Go to KSWT-TV's Facebook page