1 dead, another critical after motorcycle crash in east valley
Police responded at 5:44 a.m. to 40 Montello Avenue, near East Charleston and North Nellis boulevards, after two men on a motorcycle crashed into a parked truck, said Metro Lt. John Liberty.
September 7, 2014 - 1:16 pm
One man is dead and another is in critical condition following a Sunday morning motorcycle crash in the east valley.
Police responded at 5:44 a.m. to Montello Avenue, near East Charleston and North Nellis boulevards, after two men on a 1997 Honda CBR crashed into a parked truck in a residential driveway, said Metro Lt. John Liberty.
Yeltsin Cardona, the 21-year-old driver of the motorcycle, was driving south on Montello turning left onto Arlington Street when he struck a curb and ran off the road, striking a parked 2003 Toyota Tacoma, police said in a release.
The men were not wearing helmets, Liberty said.
Cardona was taken to University Medical Center in critical condition.
The 19-year-old passenger, Edgar Perez-Velasquez, was pronounced dead at the scene.
This is the 54th traffic-related fatality in Metro’s jurisdiction this year.
Reporter Annalise Little contributed to this report.
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