Police Officer Hurt in Traffic Accident near Walnut Road

LAS VEGAS, NV (September 12, 2022) – Saturday night, police arrested John Boyd after a motorcycle accident injured an officer.

The incident happened on September 3rd, at approximately 8:05 p.m., near the intersection of Lake Mead Boulevard and Walnut Road.

According to initial reports, a motorcycle officer was traveling straight near the intersection when Boyd, driving a Chevrolet, made a left turn in front of him. The motorcycle struck the front of the Chevrolet and the impact of the collision caused the police officer to be ejected from his motorcycle.

Responding paramedics transported the injured victim to University Medical Center’s Trauma Center.

Following the crash, a preliminary investigation stated the driver of the Chevrolet showed signs of impairment. Officers then booked 65-year-old John Boyd into Clark County Detention Center.

Thinking, reasoning, and muscle coordination are essential in operating a vehicle safely. However, these are impaired when alcohol and other altering substances are in the body. So, do not risk the safety yourself or others on the road by driving impaired. When buzzed or drunk, it is best to request an Uber, Lyft, or taxi. If possible, reach out to a family member or a friend to come and pick you up. Create safer roads and save lives by being responsible and following traffic laws.

If you have suffered injuries due to someone’s negligence, then reach out to Sweet James as soon as possible. They understand that injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident can be traumatic. Medical and legal expenses also pile up while you pursue a personal injury claim on your own. Let them handle the legalities of your situation so you can focus on your health and well-being. Call (800) 975-3435 today for a free consultation. Click here to request a police report.

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