Motorcyclist injured in crash while fleeing police

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Motorcyclist injured in crash while fleeing police

By Krista Hostetler. CREATED Aug 21, 2014

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- Las Vegas police are investigating a motorcycle crash on Thursday morning.

It happened around 10:15 a.m. in the area of Spring Valley Parkway and Ravenwood in the southwest side of town.

Police said a marked police unit attempted to conduct a vehicle stop on an unregistered motorcycle. The driver of the motorcycle didn't stop for the officer and fled at a high rate of speed, then crashed a short distance away.

The motorcyclist, 23-year-old Eric Rejman of Las Vegas, was transported to UMC Trauma with critical injuries.

Action News will update this story as more information becomes available.