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30 year-old motorcyclist critically injured in Las Vegas crash
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department reported that a 30-year-old motorcyclist sustained life-threatening injuries after a crash in the west valley on Saturday afternoon. Evidence and witness statements to police indicated that the motorcyclist had been traveling at an ”apparent high rate of speed” south on Durango Drive when a 26-year-old driving a 2013 Nissan Versa drove into the motorcyclist’s path as they were turning left onto Starboard. The front of the motorcycle came to rest along the curb of the intersection, while the motorcyclist landed on cacti and other landscaping southwest of the intersection. Both the motorcyclist and driver of the Nissan were transported to UMC for their injuries, with the motorcyclist having life-threatening injuries and the Nissan driver listed with ”minor” injuries. Police confirmed that the driver of the Nissan was not impaired.
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