This is a roundup of all the breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley for September 22, 2017.
A man is in custody on attempted murder charges after trying to run over a woman. Police said the driver hit several cars near Walter Johnson Junior High School, which is located near Alta and Buffalo drives. According to police, it started as an argument between two friends. READ MORE.
Nevada Highway Patrol released more details into this morning's crash. At approximately 5:25 a.m., dispatch started receiving calls of a head-on collision on Interstate 15 northbound, north of the Lamb Boulevard northbound off-ramp. The preliminary investigation revealed a silver 2010 Ford Mustang was southbound in the northbound lanes of I-15 and crashed head on with a white 2010 Ford F-150. The Mustang came to rest facing west and was across both travel lanes. As traffic came to a stop a gold 1994 GMC Sierra pickup truck struck the rear of a unknown make/model green pickup truck, the force of the impact caused the green pick up to collide with the rear of a gold 2014 Nissan Altima. The green pickup fled the scene before troopers arrived.
The driver of the Ford F-150 and Nissan Altima were transported to local hospitals with non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the Mustang was identified as 38-year-old Lawrence Sutton from Las Vegas. He was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence and driving wrong way on a one-way road. He is currently booked in the Clark County Detention Center.
A crash involving several cars on the I-15 northbound at Lamb Boulevard is causing traffic delays this morning. Traffic has been diverted onto Lamb Boulevard.