LAS VEGAS (KSNV MyNews3.com) – A man was killed Monday night after the motorcycle he was riding struck a vehicle attempting to make a left-hand turn in the intersection of Durango and Starboard drives.
Witnesses say the motorcycle driver was riding at a high rate of speed, passing vehicles recklessly and carelessly on the roadway before crashing just after 10:10 p.m.
The rider was transported to UMC Trauma, where he was pronounced dead.
The driver, an 18-year-old female, and her 15-year-old male passenger, also were transported to UMC with minor injuries.
This is the 54th traffic-related fatality in Metro's jurisdiction this year.