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School bus hits motorcyclist on Blue Diamond Road

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Police said a motorcyclist was air lifted to the hospital after a crash with a school bus. (Joe Lybarger/FOX5) Police said a motorcyclist was air lifted to the hospital after a crash with a school bus. (Joe Lybarger/FOX5)
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -

A motorcyclist was airlifted to the hospital after being struck by a school bus on Blue Diamond Road Friday.

According to Nevada Highway Patrol, the incident happened about 8:45 a.m. on Blue Diamond near El Capitan Way.

Trooper Jeremie Elliot said the school bus had 60 children on board when it struck a motorcycle. A medical helicopter was needed to transport the motorcyclist to an area hospital, NHP said.

The extent of injuries to the motorcyclist was not disclosed. There were no injuries to anyone on board the bus.

NHP said closures were not required following the incident but advised motorists to expect delays.

Stay tuned to FOX5 for the latest on this developing story.

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