Motorcyclist Killed In Downtown Crash

Police Believe That Red-Light Running Was The Cause

Mitch Kelly
July 10, 2020 - 6:37 am
Scene of a fatal crash involving a motorcycle for 7-9-20



LAS VEGAS, NV (KXNT) - Las Vegas Metro Police say a motorcyclist running a red light was killed in a wreck downtown Thursday morning.

Evidence at the scene and video coverage of the collision indicate a 2001 Suzuki GSX-R was traveling westbound on Fremont Street approaching the intersection with North Bruce

A 1994 Buick Roadmaster was traveling southbound on North Bruce Street and entered the intersection with Fremont Street on a green traffic signal. A collision occurred when the Suzuki entered the intersection on a solid red traffic signal.

The front of the Suzuki struck the left side of the Buick, causing the single occupant of the motorcycle to separate from the motorcycle. Both the motorcyclist and driver of the Buick were transported to UMC Trauma for further medical attention.

Despite all life-saving efforts, the motorcyclist succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased. The driver of the Buick sustained minor injuries as a result of the collision.

The motorcyclist’s death marks the 47th traffic-related fatality in the LVMPD jurisdiction for the year 2020. This collision remains under investigation by the LVMPD Collision Investigation Section.