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Motorcyclist dies after crash with suspected impaired driver in Henderson

Posted: 5:35 PM, Jul 31, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-01 00:35:51Z

A motorcyclist died after a collision with a suspected impaired driver in Henderson Monday evening.

Henderson police reports around 7:10 p.m., the operator of a 2016 Honda Shadow motorcycle was traveling eastbound on Paseo Verde Parkway approaching Carnegie Street in the left lane with a green light.

The driver of a 2011 Nissan Murano was travelling westbound on Paseo Verde approaching Carnegie in the far left turn lane with the intent to travel south on Carnegie Street. The driver of the Nissan failed to yield the right of way at a blinking yellow light turning into the path of the motorcyclist. 

The motorcyclist struck the right side of the Nissan resulting in a traffic collision.

The motorcyclist was transported to UMC Trauma in Las Vegas and subsequently succumbed to his injuries.

Preliminary investigation indicated that the driver of the Nissan, 75-year-old Richard Evans, showed signs of impairment and was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and booked into the Henderson Detention Center.

The name of the deceased will be released by the Clark County coroner.

Anyone with information in this case is urged to call the Henderson Police Department at 702-267-4911, 311, or, to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.