LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Police in Las Vegas are investigating reports of a wrong-way driver who they say crashed into several vehicles.
UPDATE: The wrong-way driver who caused chaos on I-215 and through part of Summerlin is now in custody, police say. @BrianAhuja got this video from his dash cam. https://t.co/8eOtdKgTwU pic.twitter.com/4ExuSiYZHm— KTNV 13 Action News (@KTNV) January 29, 2022
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.
A photo of the scene courtesy of 13 Action News viewer @DrewMel72. @LVMPD police officers are responding to reports of a wrong-way driver who they say crashed into several vehicles in west Las Vegas. More: https://t.co/kWlmfumIOn https://t.co/bxRvBcZYuA pic.twitter.com/Up6jT7w3ZC— KTNV 13 Action News (@KTNV) January 28, 2022
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.