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2 killed in Overton motorcycle wreck

The Nevada Highway Patrol reported two people were killed in a motorcycle wreck in Overton, NV, Tuesday afternoon.

The crash occurred about 5 p.m. on North Shore Road, near Echo Bay Road.

According to troopers, two people, a man and a woman, were traveling along North Shore Road when the wreck occurred, and both were ejected from the bike. There were no other vehicles involved.

The crash is under investigation.

Source:

http://www.fox5vegas.com/story/31824404/2-killed-in-overton-motorcycle-wreck#ixzz472X9VLZa

1 killed, 2 injured in Mountain Springs crash

A person in a pickup truck was killed after slamming head on into another vehicle Tuesday on State Route 160 outside of the Las Vegas Valley.

Trooper Chelsea Stuenkel, of Nevada Highway Patrol, said a call of the crash came in at 10:06 a.m. on the state highway at mile marker 19, which is two miles south of the Red Rock Canyon turn-off at State Route 159.

According to NHP, a Chevrolet Silverado was heading northbound when it crossed the median into the southbound lanes. The pickup driver, who was not wearing a seat belt, slammed into the front of sport-utility vehicle going southbound.

The person inside the pickup died at the scene. A passenger inside the SUV was flown from the scene to University Medical Center with life threatening injuries.

The SUV driver was sent to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

State Route 160 was shut down in both direction as a result of the crash.

Source:

http://www.fox5vegas.com/story/31820316/1-killed-2-injured-in-mountain-springs-crash#ixzz472W0O0zM

Bicyclist critically injured in west Vegas crash

A bicyclist sustained critical injuries after being hit by a Ford pick-up truck in west Las Vegas.

Las Vegas Metro police confirmed an investigation of the incident near Alta Drive and Antelope Way at 9:09 a.m. Tuesday.

Police said the bicyclist was rushed to University Medical Center for potentially life-threatening injuries. Metro’s Fatal Detail investigators were sent to the scene.

Metro says the truck driver veered into and past the oncoming lane before driving through a front yard of an adjacent home.

Metro believes the truck hit the bicyclist on the sidewalk and another car in the oncoming lane as he exited the front yard.

Metro says the driver then parked his vehicle in the driveway of the same home, but struggled with a police officer before arrest.

The officer was treated for minor injuries, police said.

They also tell us the driver has been booked on charges related to the crash, but not yet for the actual crash itself.

 Source:

http://www.fox5vegas.com/story/31820799/bicyclist-critically-injured-in-west-vegas-crash#ixzz472VHxC21

1 killed in semi-truck overturn at Nellis and Washington

A person was killed and two others were injured in a traffic incident involving an overturned semi truck in the northeast Las Vegas Valley on Monday.

Las Vegas Metro police reported the incident near the intersection of Nellis Boulevard and Washington Avenue at 10:43 a.m.

Police originally described injuries to one person as critical. The condition of the two other injured people was not immediately disclosed. The intersection was shut down to traffic.

Source:

http://www.fox5vegas.com/story/31809995/1-killed-in-semi-truck-overturn-at-nellis-and-washington#ixzz46rvc7skX

UPDATE: One dead after moped collision near West Lake Mead

UPDATE: More information was released about the incident.

Police found a male body in the roadway of Lake Mead Boulevard and Rancho Drive around 9 p.m. Sunday.
The man was hit by an SUV while riding on his modped. The SUV fled the scene. It was later found in a nearby Walmart parking lot.
After a short struggle with police, officers took the driver of the SUV into custody. Police say the incident could be DUI related.

ORIGINAL STORY

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — One person is dead following a collision that involved a moped near Texas Station Casino late Sunday evening.

North Las Vegas Police Department confirms that the crash happened at the 3300 block of West Lake Mead Boulevard near Rancho Drive.

Source:

http://www.ktnv.com/news/one-dead-after-moped-collision-in-north-las-vegas