Pickup / Bicycle critical injury traffic collision occurred in the parking lot of the Portofino Villas Apartments

Bicyclist: Juvenile Injury: Critical
Address: Las Vegas, Nevada Age: 6 Male
Bicycle Information: Small BMX style children’s bicycle

Number: 2 Driver: Diaz, Isac  Injury: None
Address: Las Vegas, Nevada Age: 18 Male
Vehicle Information: 2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Quad Cab

Passenger: Juvenile Injury: None
Address: Las Vegas, Nevada Age: 16 Male

Passenger: Juvenile Injury: None
Address: Las Vegas, Nevada Age: 11 Female

COLLISION DETAILS:
On October 7, 2012, at approximately 5:59 p.m., a pickup / bicycle critical injury traffic collision occurred in the
parking lot of the Portofino Villas Apartments located at 6300 West Lake Mead Boulevard. Witness statements
and evidence at the scene indicates the 2005 Dodge was traveling westbound through the parking lot when the
bicyclist emerged from between parked vehicles. The bicyclists was riding southbound when he made contact
with the side of the right front tire of the Dodge. The contact caused the rider to be ejected from the bicycle,
falling directly under the right rear tire of the Dodge.  The bicyclist was transported to UMC Trauma with critical
injuries. Impairment nor speed are contributing factors in this collision. The collision remains under investigation
by the LVMPD Accident Investigations Section.

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