Las Vegas: Fatal Motorcyclist Collision on Desert Inn

Las Vegas: Fatal Motorcyclist Collision on Desert InnNumber: 1
Motorcyclist: Pending Notification Injury: Fatal
Address: Las Vegas,Nevada Age: 30 Male
Motorcycle Information: 2012 Suzu kiGSXR 1000

Number: 2
Driver: Onofre‐Acefedo,Juan Injury: None
Address: Las Vegas,Nevada Age: 46 Male
Vehicle Information: 1994 Nissan Altima GXE

COLLISION DETAILS:

On August 1, 2013, at approximately 4:00 a.m., a motorcycle / auto fatal injury traffic collision occurred on Desert inn Road west of the intersection of Monte Cristo Way. Witness statements and evidence at the scene indicate a 2012 Suzuki motorcycle was travelling westbound in the left travel lane, of three travel lanes, on Desert Inn Road
approaching the intersection of Monte Cristo Way. A 1994 Nissan Altima was traveling westbound in the right travel lane of Desert Inn Road west of the intersection of Monte Cristo Way. For unknown reasons,the Suzuki operator changed lanes to the right entering into the righ ttravel lane occupied by the Nissan. The front of the Suzuki failed to avoid making contact with the right rear  of the Nissan causing the Suzuki operator to be ejected from the motorcycle. The Suzuki operator sustained critical injuries, was transported to UMC Trauma where he was pronounced dead by attending medical personnel shortly after arriving. The driver of the Nissan remained
on‐scene and did not claimany injuries. This was the 58th traffic related fatality in LVMPD’s jurisdiction for 2013. The collision remains under investigation by the LVMPDAccident Investigations Section.

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