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Las Vegas motorcyclist in critical condition after crash

Las Vegas motorcyclist in critical condition after crash

By Krista Hostetler. CREATED Aug 19, 2012

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is investigating a collision between a motorcycle and a minivan.

It happened just before midnight Saturday, on Spring Mountain Road east of Arville Street.

Police said the scene indicated the minivan was eastbound on Spring Mountain, and stopped in the two-way left turn lane.

The motorcycle was traveling westbound on Spring Mountain, in the right travel lane.

The minivan proceeded to turn left into a parking lot, when the motorcycle hit the right side of the van.

Both vehicles came to a stop in the parking lot.

The motorcycle driver, 21-year-old Alexander Rust of Las Vegas, was taken to UMC Trauma with life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the minivan was not hurt.

Krista Hostetler

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Krista Hostetler is currently the Senior Web Editor for ktnv.com and KTNV Mobile.