Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013 | 1:41 p.m.
A motorcyclist suffered critical injuries this afternoon after colliding with a pickup truck, Metro Police said.
The accident happened at 12:48 p.m. at the intersection of Sahara Avenue and Valley View Boulevard.
The motorcyclist was transported to University Medical Center’s trauma unit in “very critical” condition, Metro spokeswoman Laura Meltzer said.
The westbound lanes of Sahara Avenue are closed near Valley View Boulevard while police continue the investigation and clear the scene, she said.