LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — According to Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department officials, a motorcyclist was killed after colliding with a vehicle in Las Vegas Friday.
The collision occurred at approximately 6:28 a.m., where Walnut Road becomes Sandhill Road near Owens Avenue in northeast Las Vegas.
According to police, an SUV going east on Owens Avenue collided with a motorcycle. The SUV was turning left, and the motorcycle struck the right side of the vehicle, ejecting the motorcyclist, who died on the scene.
Police said the SUV driver stayed on the scene and showed no signs of impairment.
The intersection was closed in all directions shortly after the crash. The investigation into the crash is ongoing and represents the jurisdiction’s 81st traffic-related death of 2023, police said.