Driver faces charges after hitting motorcycle in Sparks

Police respond to the scene of a crash involving a vehicle and a motorcycle on East Prater Way...
Police respond to the scene of a crash involving a vehicle and a motorcycle on East Prater Way and Marina Gateway Drive in Sparks, Nev. on Oct. 6, 2022.(Daniel :Pyke/KOLO)
Published: Oct. 6, 2022 at 8:26 PM PDT
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SPARKS, Nev. (KOLO) - A driver who hit a motorcyclist in Sparks Thursday night is facing charges of driving with a suspended license. Oscar Duckworth, 23, was also cited for making an unsafe turn.

The crash happened just before 8:00 p.m. at East Prater Way and Marina Gateway Drive. The motorcycle rider suffered significant injuries.

Police say speed and impairment do not appear to be factors.