Las Vegas, Nevada 2021-09-19 21:40:32 –
Las Vegas (KLAS) — At around 8:58 pm on September 17, Henderson City Police and Fire Department responded to a vehicle-bicycle collision at the intersection of West Lake Mead Parkway and Perlite Way.
Preliminary research revealed that the blue Alfa Romeo SUV is moving east on West Lake Mead Parkway, approaching the Perlite Way intersection.
The Alfa Romeo driver changed lanes and crossed a regular bicycle lane, causing him to collide with his bicycle.
Failure and speed are not considered the cause of this incident.
Bicycle riders did not have obvious reflectors or lights on their cyclists. Also, cyclists did not wear protective helmets.
Bicyclists were taken to a local hospital in crisis.
Traffic Investigator Henderson was informed that a 29-year-old cyclist died of injury on September 18, 2021.
This is still an active and open study, so no further details are provided at this time.
The name of the decedent will be announced by the Clark County Coroner Office after notification of close relatives.
The accident is being investigated as the sixth accident-related death in 2021.