August 16th─ Henderson police are investigating the death of 19-year old Marcello Giovanni Gennuso, who died in a collision between his motorcycle and another vehicle early Sunday morning. The incident occurred just after 12:18 a.m. at the intersection of Paseo Verde Parkway and Carnegie Street near St. Rose Parkway. Henderson Police Department’s Preliminary details indicate the driver of a Honda CR-V failed to yield the right of way of Gennuso’s approaching Honda motorcycle. Gennuso was transported by ambulance to Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center, where he was later pronounced dead by medical staff.
August 14th ─ Las Vegas Metropolitan Police are investigating 2 separate incidents involving pedestrians struck by vehicles in the Las Vegas Metro area Sunday evening. The 1st incident was reported around 8:00 p.m. when LVMP officers responded to a call about a pedestrian that was struck in the parking lot of a Walmart at 5198 Boulder Highway, near South Nellis Boulevard and East Harmon Avenue. According to investigators, a vehicle had swerved into another vehicle, which caused that 2nd vehicle to then hit the victim, a homeless man in his 60s. The victim suffered severe injuries including multiple compound fractures and was taken to Sunrise Trauma. His Condition is currently unknown along with his identity.
August 8th ─ Troopers are investigating a fatal collision involving a motorcyclist, who was ejected from his Yamaha sports bike then, ran over by a car on the southbound U.S. 95 highway at Centennial Parkway in northwest Las Vegas early Sunday morning. The incident occurred after the Nevada Highway Patrol Southern Command received reports of a fatal collision between a pedestrian and a vehicle around 4:30 a.m. According to authorities the Yamaha R6 motorcycle was reported stolen prior to the accident.
August 3rd ─ 2 people were killed and 2 more suffered severe injuries when a vehicle collided with a semi-tractor gas tanker on Diamond Bar Road in Meadview near Grand Canyon West Wednesday afternoon. The incident occurred around 1:10 p.m. when Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies responded to an accident at the mile post marker 11 of Diamond Bar Road, a road along the western part of Grand Canyon National Park. According to Mohave Sheriff’s deputies the gas tanker was traveling west around a curve when the Nissan Pathfinder, traveling east, struck the trailer’s rear axle. This caused the trailer to hit the guardrail along the right side of the road.
August 1st ─ Investigators with the North Las Vegas Police Department say they are actively seeking the driver of a pickup who fled the scene after crashing into a bus stop that killed a 17-year old local girl early Friday morning. The incident occurred around 1:00 a.m. near Cheyenne Avenue and Clayton Street in North Las Vegas. According to authorities, citing the preliminary investigation, a pickup truck containing 5 young occupants was traveling east on Cheyenne Avenue at a very high rate of speed, approaching Clayton Street, when the vehicle crossed the center median over seven lanes into oncoming traffic and eventually left the roadway, striking a bus stop awning. The pickup truck was flipped on its side, concluding the crash. The 5 young occupants have been identified as: 1 male driver, a male passenger and 3 female passengers.
August 1st ─ the Clark County Coroner’s Bureau has identified the motorcyclist killed in a crash after running a red light near the Las Vegas Strip late Thursday evening on July 28th. Jared Nelson, 25-years old, died of multiple blunt force injuries, according to the coroner.