LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A deadly motorcycle crash in the southwest Spring Valley area shut down traffic on Tuesday night.
Police said the motorcycle rider was traveling eastbound on Desert Inn at Tenaya when a sedan traveling westbound made a left-hand turn southbound in front of the rider.
The sedan driver stayed at the scene and alleged he had a permissive yellow light, according to police on the scene.
The motorcyclist was taken to UMC where he was later pronounced dead.
RTC reported the traffic alert just before 9 p.m.
Desert Inn Road is closed in both directions at Belcastro Street and Monte Cristo Way (between Tenaya, Rainbow).
Drivers in the area should seek other routes.