Updated March 30, 2020 - 11:32 pm
A motorcyclist was hospitalized after a crash Monday afternoon in the central valley, Las Vegas police said.
The @LVMPD_Traffic Section is investigating a critical injury collision involving a motorcyclist in the 4200 block of W Charleston Blvd. Rider was transported to UMC Trauma with critical injuries. Charleston will have lane restrictions until the conclusion of the investigation. pic.twitter.com/zIMEIip1gj
— LVMPD (@LVMPD) March 30, 2020
Metropolitan Police Department Lt. Jeff Stuart said the rider was taken to University Medical Center in “super critical” condition after a crash on the 4200 block of West Charleston Boulevard, near Valley View Boulevard.
Police said in a statement late Monday that a 2003 Hummer H2 pulled in front of a 2012 Harley-Davidson motorcycle near Charleston and Bedford Road around 2:27 p.m. The motorcyclist, Eric Twitty, 38, swerved to avoid the Hummer and crashed into a light pole. The rider was ejected, police said.
The 49-year-old man driving the Hummer didn’t stay at the scene but was located later and cooperated with police, the statement said.
The investigation was ongoing.