Motorcyclist killed in crash on Interstate 10 in downtown Phoenix

08/06/15 - A deadly crash involving a motorcyclist is causing major delays in downtown Phoenix.

The crash happened on eastbound Interstate 10 at 7th Street just before 5:30 a.m. on Thursday.

It appears a motorcyclist rear ended another vehicle and caught fire. The rider was thrown from the motorcycle and transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The right two lanes of eastbound Interstate 10 are closed while DPS continues their investigation.

Details of the crash are unknown.