23-Year-Old Motorcyclist Pronounced Dead after DUI Accident near Val Vista Drive

GILBERT, AZ (May 19, 2023) – Monday afternoon, Christopher Bartlett was killed in a motorcycle collision on Williams Field Road.

Authorities responded to the scene around 1:30 p.m., near Val Vista Drive on May 15th.

Per reports, 49-year-old Lucinda Begay attempted to make a left turn and collided with Bartless who was riding a motorcycle.

Paramedics arrived and transported 23-year-old Bartlett to a nearby hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.

Following preliminary duties, officers determined that Begay was under the influence. As a result, police arrested her at the scene.

Deputies blocked Williams Field Road for a brief time during cleanup and preliminary duties before it was later reopened around 6:30 p.m. At this time, the crash is still under investigation and any witnesses are encouraged to contact authorities.

No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. Deepest condolences and sympathies are with the family and friends of Christopher Bartlett.

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