Motorcyclist crashes into highway patrol vehicle on US 60 east of Phoenix

Nov 12, 2014, 9:31 AM | Updated: 9:31 am

PHOENIX — A motorcyclist was taken to a hospital early Wednesday after running into a Arizona highway patrol vehicle on an East Valley freeway.

The unidentified rider had been speeding on U.S. 60 near Higley Road around midnight, according to a news report, reaching speeds of 150 mph.

Department of Public Safety officers tried to stop the 20something-year-old before he eventually clipped one of their vehicles and crashed.

The rider was in serious condition but expected to live.

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Motorcyclist crashes into highway patrol vehicle on US 60 east of Phoenix