LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Henderson police say the bicyclist who was hit by a vehicle near Lake Las Vegas Tuesday morning has died.
At around 6:40 a.m. on Oct. 17, Henderson Police and Fire were called to the area of Lake Las Vegas Parkway and Montelago Boulevard after reports of a collision.
According to HPD, the collision involved a commercial vehicle pulling two trailing units and a bicyclist.
Police said the bicyclist, a 40-year-old man, was traveling east on Lake Las Vegas Parkway toward the roundabout at the intersection of Montelego Boulevard. A commercial vehicle was making a right turn in the same direction as the bicyclist.
According to HPD, the commercial vehicle had the right of way.
The bicyclist attempted to pass the vehicle and was run over by the right-side wheels of one of the trailing units. Speed and impairment are not considered to be a factor, police said.
The bicyclist was taken to a local hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.
Police said the roadway was closed for around four hours during the investigation.
The name of the decedent will be released by the Clark County Coroner’s Office after
next of kin notifications. His death marks the eighth accident-related fatality for 2023 in HPD’s jurisdiction.
Anyone with information in this case is urged to call the Henderson Police Department
at 702-267-4911, 3-1-1, or, to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555
or visit Crime Stoppers website.