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Las Vegas breaking news for August 27, 2018

Las Vegas breaking news for August 27, 2018
Posted at 7:49 AM, Aug 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-27 20:53:59-04

This is a roundup of all the breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley for August 27, 2018.

12:33 P.M.

State Route 160 has reopened after an earlier crash.

11:27 A.M.

State Route 160 is closed in both directions for a medical helicopter due to a crash involving an overturned tractor trailer and a pickup truck. The driver of the tractor trailer has minor injuries and a helicopter was requested for the pickup driver, whose condition is unknown. 

11 A.M.

Nevada Highway Patrol are investigating a road rage incident on Interstate 15 near Charleston Boulevard. A gray Yukon was traveling from the No.1 travel lane to the No. 2 travel lane when the male driver hit a Subaru hatchback occupied by a man and woman. The drivers of the two vehicles started yelling at each other and the driver of the Subaru then shot three rounds into the back of the Yukon. The driver of the Yukon then backed up into the front of the Subaru. The Subaru driver then got out of his vehicle and demanded the driver of the Yukon get out of his vehicle at gunpoint. NHP said the Subaru driver then stole a man's phone. Troopers arrived and took the Subaru driver into custody. 

9:10 A.M.

A single-engine Cessna 150 plane has landed on southbound Interstate 15 near the Sloan exit after having engine problems. The plane was moved to the shoulder of the freeway after landing. No injuries have been reported of the two on board. Traffic is open but there are delays in the area. 

8:55 A.M.

A person was found with a gunshot wound in the 4300 block of Boulder Highway, near Desert Inn Road. The person was transported to Sunrise Trauma for treatment. 

8:45 A.M.

Police say the juvenile struck by a vehicle near Brown Junior High School in Henderson is stable. The 12-year-old boy was hit by a pickup. Speed and alcohol not believed to be a factor. Warm Springs Road is closed in both directions between Cannes and Fife. 

8:42 A.M.

Two people were transported to the hospital after a crash between a school bus and a van near Bermuda Road and Erie Avenue. There were no students aboard the bus. Two people in the van have non-life-threatening injuries. 

7:15 A.M.

A juvenile has been injured near Brown Junior High School near East Warm Springs and North Racetrack roads. According to a preliminary report, the child was hit by a vehicle and transported to University Medical Center. Condition of the child is unknown at this time. The driver stayed on the scene. 



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