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76-year-old woman dies in Feb. 2 crash near Town Center, Sahara

76-year-old woman dies in Feb. 2 crash
76-year-old woman dies in Feb. 2 crash
Posted at 4:18 PM, Feb 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-06 19:18:55-05

A woman has died after a three-car crash in Summerlin last week.

Around 1:20 p.m. Feb. 2, the crash occurred near South Town Center Drive and West Desert Primrose Lane, south of Sahara Avenue. Police said a 1994 Toyota truck was traveling south on Town Center Drive when it crossed the center median and collided with a 2013 Hyundai in the northbound lanes of Town Center. A 2015 Ford Fusion attempted to avoid the collision by steering left, causing the Ford to strike the center median. 

The driver of the Toyota and the Hyundai were transported to UMC Trauma for further medical attention. It is unknown if impairment was a factor in the Toyota crossing the center median, and further investigation was conducted on the 36-year-old male driver while at UMC Trauma. 
The 76-year-old female driver of the Hyundai sustained major leg injuries at the time of the collision and underwent emergency medical treatment while at the hospital. Despite medical intervention the driver of the Hyundai succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced deceased while at UMC Trauma.