LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The following is a roundup of breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley.
UPDATE 7 P.M.:
RTC is confirming a serious injury crash on Interstate 15 at the US 95 involving several vehicles including a motorcycle. 3 lanes are closed. Expect delays.
RTC is reporting a crash on Interstate 15 northbound at US-95 Ramps. Freeway 2 center lanes blocked. Expect delays.
RTC is reporting a crash on Interstate 15 northbound at Charleston Boulevard. Freeway 2 left and 1 HOV lanes blocked. Expect delays.
The Nevada Highway Patrol is investigating a crash involving a tractor-trailer and a pedestrian on WB Lake Mead Blvd. near the I-15 with road closures in place.
#TrafficAlert Lake Mead WB from I-15 closed due to Auto-Pedestrian injury crash involving a tractor trailer. Avoid the area and find an alternate route. #DriveSafeNV #Livesareontheline #NHPSoComm pic.twitter.com/Gtxc75OxW2
— NHP Southern Command (@NHPSouthernComm) December 19, 2020
The Nevada Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash near the I-15 northbound on-ramp at Sahara Avenue that involved a pedestrian. A person stepped in front of traffic and was struck by several vehicles and died at the scene. The crash remains under investigation. READ UPDATE
UPDATE: LVMPD says a suspect has been detained, no other information has been made available at this time. READ UPDATE
Las Vegas police were called to reports of a shooting in the 2600 block of Cedar Avenue, near Eastern Avenue and US-95. Officers were conducting an investigation at the scene when someone shot towards them and an officer returned fire. The shooter was not located after police searched a nearby apartment complex and no injuries were reported.
Click on the links below for preliminary information on the Officer Involved Shooting that occurred this morning near Cedar Avenue and Eastern Avenue.— LVMPD (@LVMPD) December 19, 2020
No officers were injured and the suspect has not been apprehended. https://t.co/noEJZBirYAhttps://t.co/NNVZ7wAy2I
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