Las Vegas police were investigating a fatal crash in the northeast valley on Wednesday.
The crash happened near Nellis Boulevard and Washington Avenue around 8:30 p.m. and involved two vehicles and a motorcycle, said police.
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department said a 2020 Kawasaki ZX6 motorcycle was traveling south on Nellis, approaching the street light at Washington. A 2004 Chevrolet Silverado was traveling south on Nellis behind the motorcycle, and a 2020 Nissan Rogue was traveling north on Nellis.
The Nissan entered the intersection and turned left, entering the path of the approaching motorcycle. The motorcycle struck the right side of the Nissan, and the rider was ejected. Police said the Chevrolet also crashed into the Nissan.
The motorcycle rider was pronounced dead at the scene, LVMPD said. The driver of the Nissan was transported to Sunrise Hospital with minor injuries. Neither driver showed signs of impairment, police said.
Nellis was closed between Harris Avenue and Sandra Road, and Washington was closed between Marion Drive and North Ringe Lane.
The crash marks the 61st traffic-related fatality in LVMPD’s jurisdiction.
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