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Motorcyclist critically injured in east Las Vegas crash

Updated May 4, 2021 - 6:26 am

A motorcyclist was critically injured in an east Las Vegas crash late Monday.

The crash between a motorcycle and a Hyundai hatchback happened at 8:19 p.m. at the intersection of Charleston Boulevard and Prince Lane, Metropolitan Police Department Lt. David Gordon said.

Police subsequently said in a press release that the motorcyclist, James Hudson, 20, of Las Vegas, was driving a 2007 Suzuki motorcycle west on Charleston Boulevard at a high rate of speed when a silver Hyundai Accent driven by a 20-year-old Las Vegas woman made a left turn in front of the motorcycle.

The driver of the Hyundai was not injured and showed no signs of impairment. Police said Hudson was taken to a hospital in critical condition.

Traffic was block was blocked in both directions on Charleston between Lamb Boulevard and Sacramento Drive as police investigated.

Contact Alexis Ford at aford@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0335. Follow @alexisdford on Twitter.

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