Motorcyclist serious injured in accident in Yuma

Motorcyclist serious injured in accident in Yuma


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.

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