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Police respond to wrong-way driver in Las Vegas who crashed into several vehicles

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Posted at 2:21 PM, Jan 28, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-28 22:49:15-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Police in Las Vegas are investigating reports of a wrong-way driver who they say crashed into several vehicles.

According to Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, the incident started near the intersection of Fort Apache Road and Lake North Drive, near Sahara Avenue, around 1:10 p.m.

Callers told police a bronze four-door sedan almost hit some pedestrians, and police say other calls reported crashes involving the same vehicle.

Officers stopped the car near eastbound 215 just south of Sahara Avenue. The driver was detained.

Authorities say the incident involves "multiple victims, in multiple vehicles, in various locations" and warn that traffic may be impacted as the investigation continues.

As of 4 p.m., police said the driver was in custody, 215 had reopened and there were no injuries reported in connection with this incident.