Las Cruces motorcyclist seriously injured in crash

MGN Online
Friday, August 15, 2014 - 1:13pm

A 25-year-old Las Cruces man is fighting for his life in an El Paso hospital this afternoon following a serious crash in front of Mayfield High School yesterday afternoon.

Las Cruces Police tell us the crash happened just before 4 p.m. Thursday afternoon on Bruins Ln. just west of Valley Drive. They say a 25-year-old motorcyclist was driving a 2006 Suzuki sport bike westbound on Bruins at a high rate of speed when it crashed into a 2006 Dodge Ram driven by a 16-year-old who was leaving the parking lot at Mayfield HS.

The driver of the pickup truck was uninjured in the crash, but the 25-year-old motorcyclist sustained multiple internal injuries and external injuries. The motorcyclist was transported to UMC in critical condition. As of Friday morning, he was still listed in critical condition.

Authorities have not identified the motorcyclist at this time and have not issued any citations. The investigation into the crash is ongoing.


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