NORTH LAS VEGAS -- A bicyclist was hit and killed by a car in North Las Vegas early Saturday morning. NLVPD said a 55-year-old woman was driving southbound on North 5th Street and the bicyclist was riding along 5th Street.
Traffic investigators said at around 7:05 a.m. the woman struck and killed the bicyclist with her Honda sedan at the intersection of North 5th Street and Lake Mead Boulevard. At this time, it unclear how the accident unfolded, but NLVPD did tell 8 News NOW that the crash was so bad it shut the area down for hours.
The area where the accident happened in, Lake Mead and North 5th, that area is split and there are four intersections. Both the driver and the bicyclist haven't been identified.
NLVPD said no charges have been filed as of this time. North Las Vegas Police detectives are still investigating.