A motorcyclist is dead after crashing on U.S. 95 near Rainbow Boulevard.
Las Vegas police say that the motorcyclist, who was speeding, was heading west on the transition ramp to Summerlin Parkway and hit a wall. The crash resulted in him being thrown from the bike and landing in the southbound lanes of U.S. 95.
The crash was reported at 2:30 a.m. Friday.
Southbound U.S. 95 was closed until about 6 a.m. to clear the scene.
In addition, there was another crash as a result of the original crash involving the motorcyclist. Las Vegas police were helping with traffic control on the interstate when a suspected drunk driver slammed into one of the patrol cars. The drive was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence. That crash scene was cleared quickly.
The Clark County coroner will release the name and age of the motorcyclist after relatives have been notified. According to preliminary information, the motorcyclist was a man in his 30′s.
One person was injured this afternoon after a motorcycle an SUV collided near the intersection of South Durango Drive and West Oakey Boulevard.
The accident occurred at 2 p.m. Northbound Durango near the intersection is closed for the investigation.
One person is dead and one is hurt following an accident near Fort Apache Road and Sahara Avenue.
Metro Police say a vehicle was driving erratically southbound on Fort Apache late Wednesday night, when the driver lost control and crashed into a pole.
One person died at the scene of the accident. Another person was taken to University Medical Center in unknown condition. Two other people in the vehicle ran from the scene.
Police say the people in the vehicle committed a theft at another location prior to the accident.
Police were on the scene of a crash on Wednesday.
It happened around 5:47 a.m. near North Decatur Boulevard and Washington Avenue.
Police say a car struck a bicyclist in the intersection. The male bicyclist was taken to UMC Trauma with severe injuries.
An intersection in northern Las Vegas was closed Tuesday night after a two-vehicle crash that left at least one person critically injured.
The crash happened at 6:36 p.m. near the intersection of Rancho Drive and Decatur Boulevard.
Las Vegas Metro police said two pickups crashed into each other, one of which veered off the road and hit a pole.
One of the drivers was taken to University Medical Center in critical condition, according to police.
The intersection was closed while police investigate the cause of the crash.