April 12, 2024


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Las Cruces police investigating two motorcycle crashes

LAS CRUCES – Las Cruces police are investigating a crash involving a motorcyclist for the second time this week.

In the most recent crash, on Wednesday, April 28, a motorcyclist injured following a three-vehicle collision at Missouri Avenue and Triviz Drive. On Monday, April 26, a motorcyclist was injured in a  two-vehicle crash at the intersection of El Paseo Road and Boutz Road

Neither motorcyclist was properly licensed to operate a motorcycle, police say.

Shortly before 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 28, Las Cruces police and fire were dispatched to the three-vehicle crash at Missouri Avenue and Triviz.

Police report a 27-year-old man, operating a Harley-Davidson Sportster, was not wearing a helmet and received multiple injuries. He was initially transported to MountainView Regional Medical Center and then to University Medical Center of El Paso. As of Thursday morning, he was listed in stable condition, police say. No other major injuries were reported in the crash.