LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Las Vegas Metro Police are investigating a deadly crash between a bicyclist and an RTC bus that happened on Spring Mountain and Rainbow Boulevard Friday night.

Police tell 8 News Now the call came in at 7:20 p.m. that a bicyclist had been killed in the crash.

Evidence at the scene and surveillance video shows the bus traveling east on Spring Mountain Road after leaving a bus stop. The bicyclist is then seen riding along the right side of the bus.

The video then shows the bicyclist clinging to the right side of the bus as it traveled.

The crash occurred when the bicyclist lost control and was struck by the bus.

The bicyclist died at the scene and has not been identified.

Police initially had to close eastbound lanes of Spring Mountain at the Rainbow intersection during the investigation.

The bicyclist’s death marks the 22nd traffic-related fatality in the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s
jurisdiction for the year 2022. The collision remains under investigation.