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Motorcyclist hurt in west Las Vegas wreck

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A motorcyclist was rushed to University Medical Center after being thrown from his bike Wednesday night.

According to Las Vegas Metro police, 51-year-old Robert Johnson separated from his Harley Davidson-model bike after hitting a raised center traffic control island on Valley View Boulevard near Pennwood Avenue at 9:19 p.m.

Citing evidence and witness statements, police said Johnson was traveling northbound on Valley View approaching Pennwood, when he was unable to avoid hitting the traffic control island.

The collision resulted in Johnson being thrown from his bike. Johnson was transported to UMC Trauma with critical injuries, according to Metro.

An investigation into the incident is ongoing.

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