(6-23-14) The driver of a sport utility vehicle suspected of fleeing a fatal Omaha collision with a motorcycle has been arrested across the Missouri River in Iowa.
Omaha police say the accident occurred early Monday morning just east of the U.S. Highway 75 north-Interstate 480 south split. Officers suspect the SUV was going east in the westbound lanes when it struck the motorcycle. The motorcycle driver was pronounced dead later at Nebraska Medical Center. He was identified as 42-year-old Mickey Riesberg, of Omaha.
Police say the SUV driver was arrested soon after he pulled into the Ameristar Casino grounds in Council Bluffs, Iowa. He was identified as 24-year-old Victor Perez, also of Omaha. Charges on an arrest warrant include vehicular homicide.
Driver Arrested on Vehicular Homicide for Death of Omahan Motorcyclist