LAS VEGAS (KLAS)– A motorcycle crash closed down a portion of southbound US95, according to police.

The crash happened around 4:43 p.m. on Sunday, when a motorcycle, traveling at high speed, made a sudden lane change and collided with a Buick, Nevada State Police said.

A Nevada State Police officer witnessed a man speeding on a gray Kawasaki Ninja and attempted to pull him over. As the trooper approached the rider from behind and activated lights, the rider failed to yield and crossed over from the left lane into the far right lane. As the rider crossed over, he collided with the Buick and was thrown from his motorcycle.

Southbound US-95 was closed at Jones, Valley View, and Decatur.

Police said the driver of the Buick sustained moderate injuries, and the motorcycle rider was transported to UMC with major injuries.