Fatal Accident on Hualapai Way Kills Rider
An unidentified 23-year-old motorcyclist died after colliding with a Jeep Grand Cherokee in Las Vegas on Thursday morning.
The fatal crash occurred just before noon on Hualapai Way and Spring Mountain Road.
Per reports, a Yamaha Rr3 bike was speeding north when it lost control as it entered the intersection.
As a result, the motorcyclist collided head-on with the Jeep that was stopped at the light.
The rider sustained life-threatening injuries and was taken to a nearby hospital.
Sadly, despite life-saving efforts, the rider succumbed to their injuries at the hospital.
Further details will be provided once an investigation is concluded.
According to statistics, approximately 80% of accidents involving a motorcycle result in injuries or death.
Motorcycle accidents, according to the NHTSA, accounted for 14% of motor vehicle accident deaths in 2019. Below are some tips for motorcyclists:
- Wear proper protection
- Ride responsibly
- Be knowledgeable and practice how to properly operate a motorcycle
- Ensure you are licensed prior to operating a motorcycle
If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.