A motorcyclist was killed in a collision with a car in the west valley Thursday afternoon, according to Las Vegas police.
The biker, a 21-year-old male on a 2008 Honda, was traveling north on Fort Apache Road near Desert Inn Road when he hit the rear passenger door of a 1992 Honda Civic. The Civic was traveling south on Fort Apache and the driver was preparing to turn left onto Lake South Drive. The bike traveled over the vehicle and the motorcyclist died at the scene.
The driver of the Civic, Jacob Tabak, 73, of Las Vegas, wasn’t injured. His female passenger, 90, suffered moderate injuries.
Police said the motorcyclist may have been speeding. The collision remains under investigation.
This was the 67th fatal traffic collision reported by the Metropolitan Police Department this year.