Driver arrested in motorcycle crash north of Las Vegas

North Las Vegas police investigate fatal crash involving sedan and motorcycle

UPDATE: The driver of the sedan involved in a fatal collision has been arrested. Thomas Munoz Jr. is facing multiple charges, including DUI causing death, failing to stop to drive or use his lights, as well as reckless driving and failing to provide assistance at the scene of the accident, and failing to seat belt worn.

LAS VEGAS (KLAS)– Around 7 a.m., North Las Vegas police responded to a fatal traffic accident at the intersection of Ann and Allen.

According to a preliminary investigation by North Las Vegas police, a sedan was traveling north on Allen Lane at high speed. The driver ran a red light and collided with a motorcyclist traveling westbound on Ann Road.

Police say the motorcyclist was entering the intersection on a green light when he was hit by the sedan. Police say medical personnel who arrived pronounced the motorcyclist, who was described as a man in his 50s, dead at the scene.

Police believe speed and DUI were factors in the incident, but no official information has yet been released.

It’s a developing story. Check back for updates.

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