Motorcyclist suffers life-threatening injuries after Friday morning crash, Las Vegas police say

Published: Sep. 23, 2022 at 6:25 AM PDT
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LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department says a 24-year-old motorcyclist suffered life-threatening injuries after an early morning crash Friday.

According to police, the incident occurred at about 4:35 a.m. near Flamingo and Sandhill.

According to police, evidence indicates that a recovered stolen 2017 Honda CR-V driven by an unknown person was eastbound on E. Flamingo in the rightmost of three through travel lanes (T3), west of the intersection with S. Sandhill Rd. Police say a 2018 Kawasaki Motorcycle was eastbound on E. Flamingo in the leftmost of three through travel lanes (T1), west of the Honda.

According to LVMPD, a collision occurred when the Honda attempted a lane change from T3 toward the left turn lane of E. Flamingo at S. Sandhill.

The front of the Kawasaki collided with the left rear of the Honda, according to police. The rider was ejected from the motorcycle and came to rest on the road.

The motorcyclist was transported to UMC Trauma, where he remains in critical condition.

The crash remains under investigation.