DATE & TIME: 06/12/2013 20:48:00
ACTIVITY: Fatal Collisions
CRIME CATEGORY: Accident
CRIME TYPE: Accident
DR #: 20131630748
LOCATION: 1600 N Country Club, MESA, AZ
Officer Reagan was parked on the northwest corner of Country Club and McClellan observing traffic when she heard the very loud noise of an approaching motorcycle northbound on Country Club. The speed of the motorcycle held her attention and she watched as the rider passed through McClellan. The rider then collided with a Chevy minivan also travelling north. Officer Reagan responded across the street and immediately began chest compressions on the rider, who appeared to have significant head trauma from not wearing a helmet. Officer Reagan continued chest compressions for several minutes until other Police and Mesa Fire units could respond to take over. Mesa Fire continued to attempt life- saving procedures but after several minutes, the rider was pronounced dead on the scene. Traffic and VCU Detectives responded and took over the investigation. Impairment on the part of the minivan driver was not a factor in this collision, and it is undetermined for the motorcyclist at this point. As of this writing, next of kin notification is being attempted and OME responded for the victim. His identity is being withheld until family has been notified.