Las Vegas Sun

July 4, 2015

Currently: 98° — Complete forecast | Log in | Create an account

1 killed, 1 critically injured in separate motorcycle wrecks

Updated Tuesday, March 19, 2013 | 9:28 a.m.

One motorcyclist was killed and another critically injured in separate accidents, police said.

A motorcyclist died Tuesday morning after a collision into the back of another vehicle on Ann Road near Rainbow Boulevard, Metro Police officials said.

The crash was reported about 1:45 a.m. A 26-year-old man riding a Suzuki motorcycle was traveling east on Ann Road when he changed lanes and ran into the back of a Honda Accord, police said. The impact of the collision threw the rider from his seat. He was pronounced dead on scene, police said.

The driver of the car was not injured.

In the other incident, a rider was in critical condition after being found in a rock bed off northbound Interstate 15, near the Las Vegas Beltway, Nevada Highway Patrol Trooper Loy Hixson said.

Troopers received reports of the fallen rider about 6:30 a.m. It is unknown when the incident took place, Hixson said.

The motorcyclist was transported to University Medical Center.

Join the Discussion:

Check this out for a full explanation of our conversion to the LiveFyre commenting system and instructions on how to sign up for an account.

Full comments policy

Previous Discussion: comments so far…

Comments are moderated by Las Vegas Sun editors. Our goal is not to limit the discussion, but rather to elevate it. Comments should be relevant and contain no abusive language. Comments that are off-topic, vulgar, profane or include personal attacks will be removed. Full comments policy. Additionally, we now display comments from trusted commenters by default. Those wishing to become a trusted commenter need to verify their identity or sign in with Facebook Connect to tie their Facebook account to their Las Vegas Sun account. For more on this change, read our story about how it works and why we did it.

Only trusted comments are displayed on this page. Untrusted comments have expired from this story.

No trusted comments have been posted.