NHP Investigates Fatal Accident Near Mesquite

MESQUITE, Nev. - Nevada Highway Patrol troopers are investigating a fatal motorcycle accident northeast of Las Vegas.

NHP says the accident occurred at approximately 5:15pm on northbound Interstate 15 at mile marker 105 near Mesquite.

Troopers say a group of motorcycle riders pulled over to the side of the road to put on rain gear. Shortly after, a semi truck traveling along the interstate clipped one of the motorcycle riders. The victim, an unidentified male, died at the scene.

The accident shut down I-15 for a few hours. One lane remains closed at this time.


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