NHP: Motorcyclist speeding before fatal I-15 crash

LAS VEGAS -- The Nevada Highway Patrol investigated a fatal crash involving a motorcycle on I-15 northbound Wednesday morning. 

According to NHP, the motorcyclist was speeding on the right shoulder near the Charleston Boulevard exit and attempted to get back into traffic. It was then he slammed into a barrier divider. 

The crash caused the motorcycle to burst into flames and the rider flew into the highway when he was hit by a taxi. He died on-scene.

There is no word on the condition of the taxi driver, or if others might have been on-board.

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