Motorcyclist injured in crash early Monday morning in east Las Vegas Valley

Motorcyclist injured in crash early Monday morning in east Las Vegas Valley
Motorcyclist injured in crash early Monday morning in east Las Vegas Valley(FOX5)
Published: Aug. 29, 2022 at 6:14 AM PDT
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LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department says a motorcyclist was injured in a crash early Monday morning in the east valley.

According to police, the incident involving a motorcycle and an SUV happened about 1:55 a.m. near Bonanza and Pecos.

Police say that evidence at the scene indicates that a 2014 Audi Q5 was traveling west on Bonanza in the middle westbound lane while a 2008 Suzuki GSX-R was traveling in the same lane and direction of travel approaching the Audi.

Police say the crash occurred with the motorcycle rear-ended the Audi at an excessive speed.

The motorcyclist was transported to UMC Trauma with injuries determined to be life-threatening by hospital staff.

The crash remains under investigation by the LVMPD Collision Investigation Section.