Motorcyclist killed in crash near Prudence and Escalante in Tucson

TPD investigating fatal motorcycle crash
TPD investigating fatal motorcycle crash(13 News)
Published: May. 11, 2023 at 8:48 PM MST|Updated: May. 12, 2023 at 2:42 PM MST
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TUCSON, Ariz. (13 News) - A motorcyclist is dead after a crash near South Prudence Road and East Escalante Road in Tucson late Thursday, May 11.

Tucson Police says the crash happened about 8:00 p.m. Thursday night.

The motorcyclist was identified as 22-year-old Dillon Alexander Long. Police say he was pronounced dead at the scene.

TPD says the driver of the other involved vehicle, a Nissan hatchback, was taken to St. Joseph’s Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Police say, right now, it appears the driver of the Nissan was stopped for a stop sign on south Prudence road. When the Nissan tried to cross Escalante, the driver collided with the motorcycle.

Police say Long was wearing a helmet.

No citations or charges have been issued at this time.

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