Crash involving bicyclist at Sahara, Durango. (FOX5)

Crash involving bicyclist at Sahara, Durango. (FOX5)

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- A crash involving a bicyclist closed an intersection in the west Las Vegas Valley Monday morning.

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Lt. David Gordon said the crash happened around 6:45 a.m. Sept. 14 near the intersection of Sahara Avenue and Durango Drive.

Gordon said the crash involved a bicyclist and a Nissan pickup truck. The bicyclist was taken to the hospital in critical condition, Gordon said.

LVMPD said the driver involved was suspected to be impaired.

The intersection at Sahara and Durango was closed in all directions as police investigated.

Additional details of what led to the crash weren't immediately available.

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qwerty123

That intersection is dangerous, drivers are not alert and constantly drive dangerously fast. I wouldn't want to be a cyclist or pedestrian anywhere near there.

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