Motorcyclist flown to Vegas hospital after collision

March 14, 2019

A motorcyclist who collided with a pickup truck Monday afternoon on the Oatman Highway was flown to a Las Vegas hospital for treatment.

According to the Mohave County Sheriff’s Department, the crash was reported around 3:20 p.m. Monday at milepost 20, after the motorcyclist failed to negotiate a curve in the road and drifted into the center line, just as the truck was approaching from the opposite direction. Deputies said the motorcyclist was not wearing a helmet. He was unconscious when deputies arrived at the scene, and he was taken to a hospital in Las Vegas for treatment of serious injuries.