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Motorcyclist suffers life-threatening injuries in crash

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Officers at the scene of a serious motorcycle crash on August 21, 2016. (Michelle S/Report It) Officers at the scene of a serious motorcycle crash on August 21, 2016. (Michelle S/Report It)
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -

Las Vegas Metro police were called to the scene of a crash that involved a speeding motorcycle overnight Sunday.

Police went to the intersection of Gilespie Street and Silverado Ranch Boulevard to investigate a reported vehicle collision at about 1:10 a.m.

Officers said a motorcycle was traveling at a high rate of speed westbound on Silverado Ranch, failed to stop at a red light at Gilespie, and struck a vehicle making a turn in the intersection.

The sedan involved in the crash had the right-of-way, as was turning northbound to Gilespie from Silverado, according to Metro.

Police said the motorcyclist was transported from the scene with life-threatening injuries. 

The collision remains under investigation and impairment of the motorcyclist is not known at this time according to authorities.

Stay with FOX5 for updates on this story.

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