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Las Vegas police car involved in crash with suspected DUI driver

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Posted at 4:11 PM, Jul 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-19 22:30:37-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is investigating a crash involving two vehicles at the intersection of East Harmon Avenue and South Pecos Road.

One of the vehicles involved in the crash was an LVMPD patrol unit which was occupied by one officer, according to authorities.

Police say the officer was transported to UMC Trauma as a precaution.

The driver of the other vehicle had non-life-threatening injuries and she was transported to Sunrise Trauma. LVMPD says she is also under arrest on suspicion of DUI charges.

Harmon Avenue was closed in both directions west of Pecos and has since reopened.

Police say this is an ongoing investigation.

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