Motorcyclist Flees After Injuring Las Vegas Police Officer in Motorcycle Crash on South Eastern Avenue
Las Vegas, NV (July 9, 2020)– A motorcycle crash on South Eastern Avenue left one police officer injured while the suspect is still at large.
The crash took place on July 7 at the 2100 block of Houston Drive, near South Eastern Avenue and East Charleston Boulevard.
Las Vegas police Lt. David Gordon said the incident started when an officer tried to stop a motorcyclist around 9:52 a.m.
According to Gordon, the motorcyclist, a Cadillac rider attempted to run the officer over during a traffic stop. As a result, the officer sustained injuries around his knees or legs while trying to step out of the way.
The officer was not brought to the hospital.
Furthermore, the motorcyclist drove a short distance before he got out of his vehicle. He then fled on the 2300 block of Clifford Avenue.
A K-9 unit and a helicopter helped out in the search but as of the moment, the suspect is still at large.
Therefore, the investigation remains on-going.
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