83°F
weather icon Clear

Motorcycle officer injured in collision

A Metro motorcycle officer was struck by a vehicle and sent to a hospital Friday afternoon.

A call came in at 2:44 p.m reporting that a motorcycle officer was struck by another vehicle near the intersection of Durango and Starboard drives, Metro said in a news release.

The officer was transported to University Medical Center’s Trauma Center, the release said. The officer suffered multiple nonlife-threatening injuries, police said.

“Durango is shut down for north and southbound travel” between Starboard Drive and Desert Inn Road, the release said.

Metro’s fatal detail has investigators on scene, police said.

No further details were immediately available.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

Don't miss the big stories. Like us on Facebook.
THE LATEST
HOV lane enforcement underway in Las Vegas

Nevada Highway Patrol troopers are saturating the carpool lanes, which stretch from Silverado Rancho Boulevard on Interstate 15 in the south valley to Elkhorn Road on U.S. Highway 95.

Be ready, HOV lane enforcement starts Thursday

New regulations on 22 miles of carpool lanes will be fully enforced beginning Thursday and Nevada Highway Patrol Troopers will be out in force citing motorists breaking the law.