The following is a roundup of breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley.
Northbound I-15 north of Goodsprings Road in Jean is closed due to a fatal crash involving a car going the wrong way and a tractor trailer. Northbound traffic is being diverted onto Las Vegas Blvd at Jean. Avoid the area.
#Breaking Fatal crash involving a wrong way passenger car and a tractor trailer northbound IR15 at Clark County Mile Marker 18. Northbound traffic is being diverted onto Las Vegas Blvd at Jean. PIO enroute. #DriveSafeNV #BuckleUp #NHPSoComm— NHP Southern Command (@NHPSouthernComm) December 22, 2019
*UPDATE* Road Closed - I-15 northbound north of SR-161/Goodsprings Rd in Jean— Nevada DOT (@nevadadot) December 22, 2019
Expect delays and/or seek alternate routes. https://t.co/xDLCLYbPwy
Las Vegas police are on scene of a fatal crash near Peak and Buffalo Drives. Buffalo Drive is closed between Trinity Peak Ave and Peak Drive. Police say a man driving an SUV northbound on Buffalo hit a car pulling out from a private drive. The driver of the SUV died at UMC. He was not wearing his seat belt.
The Clark County coroner's office identified the deceased as 56-year-old Lee Cummings of Las Vegas on Dec. 23. His cause of death is still pending.
#FASTALERT 21-Dec-2019 05:14 pm,— RTC Southern Nevada (@RTCSNV) December 22, 2019
Crash Buffalo Dr at Peak Dr (between Cheyenne and Smoke Ranch),
Intersection blocked, avoid area, use other routes
North Las Vegas police say that 11-year-old Alyssia Brown has been located and is in good health.
North Las Vegas police are asking for help in finding missing 11-year-old Alyssia Brown. She was last seen at her home near Commerce Street and Alexander Road around 5 p.m. Friday. The girl is 4-feet 11-inches tall and weighs 82 pounds. Police worked through the night, attempting to locate the child. Contact NLVPD at 702-633-9111 if you know where she is.
***Missing Child***11year old Alyssia Brown, 4'11”, 82 lbs. Last seen at her home near Commerce and Alexander. Last seen wearing grey shirt and tan pants. If you have seen her or know her whereabouts please contact the NLVPD AT (702) 633-9111. @News3LV @FOX5Vegas @8NewsNow @KTNV pic.twitter.com/qWDSnq4uHg
— NLVPD (@NLVPD) December 21, 2019
A three-story apartment caught on fire early this morning on 9th Street between Ogden and Stewart avenues. Firefighters say people were seen jumping from windows. 4 people are dead and several are injured. READ MORE.
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