LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — It was a busy early morning for Nevada Highway Patrol in the Las Vegas area.
NHP says they responded to a vehicle fire near Lake Mead Boulevard and Los Feliz Street at about 6 a.m.
One person was confirmed dead at the scene, police say.
NHP also responded to a fatal crash involving a wrong-way driver on Interstate 15 northbound at Clark County Mile Marker 75 near Valley of Fire.
NHP says the wrong-way driver collided with a tractor-trailer.
The Clark County coroner has identified the deceased as 29-year-old Cristal Velazquez of Las Vegas. Her official cause of death is pending.
#Breaking fatal crash involving a wrong way driver versus a tractor trailer on I-15 NB at Clark County Mile Marker 75 (near Valley of Fire). Expect delays and avoid the area. #DriveSafeNV #LivesAreOnTheLine #NHPSoComm— NHP Southern Command (@NHPSouthernComm) May 9, 2021
No other information about either incident was available at the time of publication.