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Man critically injured after crash involving 3-wheeled motorcycle

A 75-year-old man remains in critical condition after a crash involving his three-wheeled motorcycle in the west valley Wednesday night.

The crash happened about 8:10 p.m. near the intersection of Rainbow Boulevard and Desert Inn Road, Metropolitan Police Department Lt. Charles Jenkins said.

Frederick Marquardt was driving a 2002 Honda Trike northbound on Rainbow at a high rate of speed when he failed to stop at the intersection, according to the police report.

Marquardt slammed into the right rear of a Chevrolet Sonic and was ejected from his trike, which continued to crash into a Hyundai Sonata.

He was taken to UMC Trauma Center with life-threatening injuries.

The drivers of the Sonic and the Sonata remained on the scene and tried to help Marquardt. Metro’s fatal crash investigators continue to investigate the accident.

Contact Rachel Crosby at rcrosby@reviewjournal.com or 702-387-5290. Find @rachelacrosby on Twitter.

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