NHP: Motorcyclist killed in southwest Las Vegas crash with tractor-trailer

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) — Nevada Highway Patrol responded to a fatal crash on Tuesday night in the southwest valley.

The crash involved a motorcycle and tractor-trailer, NHP Trooper Travis Smaka said, on Blue Diamond Road near Torry Pines Drive. The crash was reported about 8:43 p.m. on Oct. 12.

Smaka said the white tractor-trailer was traveling westbound on Blue Diamond, trying to turn southbound onto Torrey Pines. At the same time, the rider of a Kawasaki sport bike was speeding eastbound, witnesses said.