UPDATE: Motorcyclist dies following crash Thursday night

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UPDATE (May 17) — A motorcyclist injured in a crash Thursday night has succumbed to his injuries, police say.

The Clark County Coroner’s Office notified LVMPD that despite medical intervention, the 50-year-old rider died from his injuries.

This death marks the 48th traffic-related fatality in LVMPD’s jurisdiction for this year.


LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A 50-year-old man was critically injured in a motorcycle crash Thursday night in the southwest valley.

The man, who was not identified by Metro police investigating the accident, lost control in a roundabout at W. Flamingo Road and Granite Ridge Drive, just outside the Bear’s Best Las Vegas golf course.

The crash occurred just after 11:30 p.m.

The motorcycle was eastbound on Flamingo when it overturned, police said. The rider was transported to UMC Trauma.

Metro is still investigating the crash.

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