1 Hospitalized after Las Vegas Motorcycle Collision
LAS VEGAS, NV (September 12, 2019) – A 42-year-old man sustained injuries in a truck and motorcycle collision on Decatur Boulevard.
The collision between a 2006 Freightliner box truck and a 2015 Harley Davidson motorcycle occurred around 2:30 p.m. on September 9. The incident took place on Decatur Boulevard and Post Road.
According to the police, as the truck turned left from Decatur to head west on Post, the motorcyclist drove through a red light into the intersection. The truck then struck the motorcycle’s front.
Authorities do not believe that the 30-year-old male truck driver suffered impairment during the crash. The driver stayed at the scene.
Meanwhile, responders transported the motorcyclist to University Medical Center.
Authorities shut down the intersection during the investigation.
When driving, it is crucial to always be careful of motorcyclists, scooter riders, pedestrians, and bicyclists on the road. Motorcycle accidents are extremely dangerous because of their lack of protection and lightweight bodies. By paying attention to your surroundings and driving within the speed limit, dangerous accidents can be prevented.
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