Posted: 12:25 a.m.
Two men driving motorcycles were flown to a Phoenix hospital with life-threatening injuries Saturday night, Sgt. Kemp tells News 11.
At 11:04 p.m. Saturday, Yuma police responded to the area of 32nd St. and Pacific Ave. for a report of an injury traffic collision involving one car and several motorcycles.
A 27-year-old female was traveling eastbound on 32nd St. At the intersection, police said she turned left in her 2003 Mitsubishi in front of four motorcycles that were traveling westbound on 32nd St.
The two males driving the first pair of motorcycles were each carrying female passengers.
The motorcycle riders were thrown from their motorcycles.
The second pair of motorcycles attempted to avoid the collision by laying their motorcycles down in the roadway, police said.
Two of the motorcycle riders were flown to Phoenix for life-threatening injuries.
All of other injured riders were transported to YRMC for treatment.
Yuma Fire Department personnel evaluated the driver of the Mitsubishi at the scene and released her.
Police do not believe alcohol was a factor in the incident.
None of the names of those involved are being released at this time.
The Yuma Police Department encourages anyone with any information about this case to please call them at (928) 783-4421 or 78-CRIME to remain anonymous.