Motorcycle accident in Buckeye leaves 1 dead, 1 injured

May 19, 2019, 12:19 PM | Updated: May 20, 2019, 4:57 pm

(Facebook Photo/Buckeye AZ Police Department)...

(Facebook Photo/Buckeye AZ Police Department)

(Facebook Photo/Buckeye AZ Police Department)

PHOENIX — A Sunday morning motorcycle accident in Buckeye left one man dead and another injured, according to police.

Donna Rossi, Buckeye Police public information officer, said police and fire units responded to the crash just outside of Love’s Travel Stop on Miller Road south of Interstate 10 around 7:30 a.m.

She said the accident involved two motorcycles that were riding with a group of friends.

One of the riders sustained severe injuries while the other was hurt but still alert.

Both were transferred to a local hospital where 19-year-old Edgar Miguel Acevedo was pronounced deceased.

Rossi said Acevedo was from Illinois and living in Phoenix.

She said the condition of the second rider was unknown, but his injuries appeared not to be life-threatening at the time of the crash.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation.

We want to hear from you.

Have a story idea or tip? Pass it along to the KTAR News team here.

Arizona News

sign of Bernard Black School...

South Phoenix educator wins Gaydos and Chad’s teacher tribute for October

A south Phoenix kindergarten educator was named KTAR News 92.3 FM's The Gaydos and Chad Show's Pay Tribute to a Teacher winner for October.

2 hours ago

Derek Chauvin, former Minneapolis police officer...

Associated Press

Inmate who stabbed Derek Chauvin 22 times charged with attempted murder

A federal inmate in Tucson was charged Friday with attempted murder in the prison stabbing of former police officer Derek Chauvin.

4 hours ago

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor is seen before administering the oath of office to m...

Associated Press

Here are some excerpts of Justice Sandra Day O’Connor’s Supreme Court opinions

Here is a collection of excerpts from Supreme Court opinions by Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, who died Friday at age 93.

5 hours ago

(Colton Krolak/KTAR)...

Colton Krolak

The Mesa Temple Christmas lights continue through Dec. 31

The Christmas light display at the Mesa Temple of the Church of Latter-day Saints is back and free to the public.

6 hours ago

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers inspect a vehicle at the Lukeville Port of Entry on the...

Kevin Stone

Major Arizona border crossing to close, with staffing redirected to catch migrants

U.S. officials are closing the Lukeville Port of Entry on the Arizona-Mexico border Monday to better deal with a surge in illegal crossings.

8 hours ago

Mugshot of Steven Ray Gault III, who was booked into jail for manslaughter after a fatal shooting i...

Woman dead, man jailed after night of drinking and gunplay in west Phoenix

A night of drinking and gunplay in west Phoenix this week ended with a woman dead and man behind bars, authorities said.

10 hours ago

Sponsored Articles


Dierdre Woodruff

Interest rates may have peaked. Should you buy a CD, high-yield savings account, or a fixed annuity?

Interest rates are the highest they’ve been in decades, and it looks like the Fed has paused hikes. This may be the best time to lock in rates for long-term, low-risk financial products like fixed annuities.

Follow @KTAR923...

West Hunsaker at Morris Hall supports Make-A-Wish Foundation in Arizona

KTAR's Community Spotlight this month focuses on Morris Hall and its commitment to supporting the Make-A-Wish Foundation in Arizona.


Desert Institute for Spine Care

Desert Institute for Spine Care (DISC) wants to help Valley residents address back, neck issues through awake spine surgery

As the weather begins to change, those with back issues can no longer rely on the dry heat to aid their backs. That's where DISC comes in.

Motorcycle accident in Buckeye leaves 1 dead, 1 injured