LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A motorcyclist is dead following a crash involving a 17-year-old girl in the south Las Vegas valley Wednesday night.
The crash occurred just before 9:30 p.m. in the 7200 block of Las Vegas Boulevard near Warm Springs Road.
Video surveillance, witnesses, and evidence at the scene indicated the 25-year-old motorcyclist was traveling northbound on Las Vegas Blvd. and struck a Ford Fusion when that 17-year-old driver made a left turn in front of motorcyclists. The teen driver was traveling southbound on Las Vegas Blvd. and turning into a property north of Warm Springs when the collision occurred, Las Vegas Metropolitan police said.
The motorcyclist was ejected from the bike and landed on a sidewalk. Despite life-saving efforts by medics, the motorcyclist, later identified as Adonay Munoz of Henderson, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The teen driver did not show signs of impairment and was transported to the hospital for minor injuries. The crash is still under investigation.
This is the 43rd traffic-related fatality in Metro’s jurisdiction for 2023.