Las Vegas, NV (May 22, 2020) – Nevada Highway Patrol responded to the site of a deadly motorcycle collision on Thursday, May 21st. Initial reports revealed that a motorcycle and a Nissan Altima collided at around 7:30 p.m. Authorities were called to the scene of the crash near mile marker 3 on Lake Mead Boulevard.
NHP reported that the Nissan made a U-turn onto Lake Mead and into the path of the rider. The rider of the motorcycle was ejected in the crash and sustained fatal injuries. The driver of the Nissan was arrested under suspicion of driving under the influence.
NHP is currently investigating the accident.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Motorcycle Collisions in Las Vegas
Motorcyclists are nearly 27 times more likely to be killed in a crash compared to those traveling in passenger cars. More than 5,000 riders are killed in vehicle collisions each year. Those who have lost a loved in a Las Vegas motorcycle accident should consult with a qualified Nevada wrongful death lawyer to pursue lost compensation.
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