LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Nevada Highway Patrol responded to a fatal crash on Tuesday night in the southwest valley.
The crash involved a motorcycle and tractor-trailer, NHP Trooper Travis Smaka said, on Blue Diamond Road near Torry Pines Drive. The crash was reported about 8:43 p.m. on Oct. 12.
Smaka said the white tractor-trailer was traveling westbound on Blue Diamond, trying to turn southbound onto Torrey Pines. At the same time, the rider of a Kawasaki sport bike was speeding eastbound, witnesses said.
The rider hit the rear axel of the truck, killing them.
The Clark County Coroner's Office identified the motorcyclist as 32-year-old Arman Amjad. He died of blunt trauma in an accident, the coroner ruled.
Eastbound Blue Diamond Road was closed between Rainbow and Jones.
#Breaking Fatal crash involving a motorcycle and a tractor trailer on Blue Diamond Road eastbound, east of Rainbow. Eastbound Blue Diamond road is closed between Rainbow and Torrey Pines. Expect major delays and avoid the area. #LivesAreOnTheLine #NHPSoComm— NHP Southern Command (@NHPSouthernComm) October 13, 2021