Published Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012 | 3:37 p.m.
Updated Monday, Nov. 26, 2012 | 8:05 a.m.
A motorcycle rider died Saturday after colliding with a Ford sedan on Nellis Boulevard near Cheyenne Avenue.
The motorcyclist was traveling North on Nellis Boulevard when the driver of the sedan, 37-year-old Prentiss Bates, who was headed south, crossed over the median, Metro Police said. The motorcyclist was unable to avoid the sedan, and the vehicles collided head-on, police said.
Bates was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, police said.
Police received a report about 2:15 p.m. of the crash in front of Carefree Mobile Home Park, 3325 N. Nellis Boulevard. The motorcyclist, whose name has not yet been released, was pronounced dead at the scene.