LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A motorcyclist and his passenger are hospitalized after a crash with an SUV in Spring Valley Tuesday evening.
According to Las Vegas Metropolitan police, the 34-year-old motorcyclist was speeding and driving recklessly on westbound Flamingo Road and crashed into a Chevrolet Tahoe at the Arville Street intersection that was making a U-turn from the eastbound lanes to the westbound lanes.
The crash occurred at approximately 9:47 p.m. The motorcyclist and his 23-year-old passenger were transported to University Medical Center’s Trauma Unit. The motorcyclist is listed in critical condition with life-threatening injuries and the passenger suffered serious injuries. Police indicate that one of the motorcycle riders may not have been wearing a helmet at the time of the collision.
There were two people in the SUV. The driver, a 25-year-old woman, had minor injuries. Police said she remained at the crash scene and showed no signs of impairments. Her passenger was not injured. The crash remains under investigation.