Flagscanner was the first to report this incident to our followers at 5:34 PM on Thursday. Below is the official press release from CCSO.
On May 25th at 5:28 pm, the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office responded to the report of an accident
on Townsend- Winona Road near Rio Rancho Rd. Upon arrival, Deputies found the crash involved 2
vehicles and a motorcycle. Summit Fire Department was also on scene and assisted. The driver of the
motorcycle was located and declared deceased on scene. One other driver was transported to the
Flagstaff Medical Center for minor injuries.
Initial investigation indicates a truck was heading east bound on Townsend –Winona Road and
collided with another vehicle and a motorcycle that were traveling westbound. The circumstances
behind the collision remain under investigation.
At this time Townsend Winona Rd is closed between Rio Rancho Road and Slayton Ranch Road until
the investigation is complete. The Coconino County Sheriff’s Office is asking residents who live in
the area to find an alternative route home until the investigation is complete and the roadway
This incident remains under investigation by Deputies with the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office. No
further information is available at this time. CCSO will update this release when the roadway opens.
CCSO would like to thank the Summit Fire Department, Arizona Department of Public Safety, and
Coconino County Public Works for their assistance while responding to and investigating this
5:34 PM Summit FD and EMS along with CCSO are responding to the 8200 block of Townsend Winona for a car vs motorcycle accident. UPDATE: the first cruise on scene are confirming the motorcycle rider is deceased on scene. One of the passengers in the vehicle has minor injuries Avoid the area. This is near the Rio Rancho intersection