A 42-year-old motorcyclist was critically injured Tuesday afternoon when he ran a red light and struck a box truck in the southwest valley, Las Vegas police said.
About 2:40 p.m., the motorcyclist, identified by police as Shawn Grogg, was driving a 2015 Harley-Davidson south on Decatur Boulevard when it hit a 2006 Freightliner Box Truck at Post Road, just north of Sunset Road, according to the Metropolitan Police Department.
Witnesses and video showed the truck’s driver, a 30-year-old Las Vegas man, was making a left turn from northbound Decatur onto westbound Post when Grogg’s Harley Davidson struckt right front of the truck in the intersection.
Grogg was taken to University Medical Center with life-threatening injuries, police said.
The truck’s driver stayed at the scene and did not show signs of being impaired. The crash remained under investigation Tuesday night, police said.