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Crash near boulder highway leaves motorcyclist dead
A motorcyclist was killed on Wednesday after he ran a red light and crashed into a vehicle in Henderson. The accident occurred at 5:30 p.m. near Lake Mead Parkway and Boulder Highway. According to investigators, a black and blue GSX-R motorcycle was traveling westbound on Lake Mead Parkway at a high speed. The motorcyclist, a 21-year-old, failed to stop at a red light and collided with a silver Nissan SUV. The impact also caused debris to hit a Dodge pickup truck.
The motorcyclist was transported to a nearby hospital, where he later succumbed to his injuries. The occupants of the Nissan were also taken to the hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. Investigators have determined that speed played a role in the crash. It serves as a reminder for all drivers to obey traffic signals and to always prioritize safety while on the road.
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Jan 22, 2024Speeding kills an average of 30 people a day, with over 11k traffic-related deaths in 2022 being attributed to speeding and it being a factor in 29 percent of all deaths in Nevada roads.
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