19-year-old Las Vegas man killed in motorcycle crash
A 19-year-old motorcyclist from Las Vegas was killed in a crash Friday afternoon.Photo: Video by ktnv.com
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- A 19-year-old motorcyclist from Las Vegas was killed in a crash Friday afternoon.
It happened around 3:30 p.m. at the intersection of Durango Drive and Russell Road.
Las Vegas Police said a 2001 Suzuki SV1000, operated by the teen, was southbound on Durango, approaching Russell on a green signal at a high rate of speed.
A 2004 Jeep Liberty was turning left onto Russell from northbound Durango, on a green yield signal, when it was struck on the right side by the motorcycle.
The driver of the motorcycle was transported to UMC, where he was pronounced dead. His name has not been released.
The driver of the Jeep was also taken to UMC with minor injuries.
This collision was the 106th traffic related fatality in Metro's jurisdiction in 2012.