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Las Vegas breaking news for February 2, 2019

Posted at 6:12 PM, Feb 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-03 01:13:03-05

The following is a roundup of breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley.

7:40 P.M.

Las Vegas police are investigating an eight-vehicle crash at Boulder Highway and Indios Avenue. Three people were transported to the hospital with non-critical injuries. The crash may have been caused by an impaired driver.

6:46 P.M.

Las Vegas police are responding to a life-threatening crash involving a truck and a pedestrian at East Craig Road and North Lamb Boulevard. They say an initial crash happened in the intersection between an SUV and a sedan. Then a pedestrian not directly related to the crash entered the intersection and was struck by a truck. The victim was then taken to UMC with life-threatening injuries. All lanes of traffic are closed at the intersection while the investigation takes place. Police would like to remind drivers to slow down and drive with caution due to the weather.

6:23 P.M.

UPDATE: NV Energy reports that they have five crews working to find the cause of the outage in Kyle Canyon, but weather is making it difficult to patrol the line due to the terrain. They say power may be out overnight for these customers.

6 P.M.

NV Energy reports 424 customers are without power in the 89124 zip code. Mt. Charleston Fire Protection District - Station 853 reports the outage is affecting most of North Kyle Canyon. This includes the Retreat on Charleston Peak as well as the Spring Mountains Visitor Gateway. NV Energy expects the time of restoration to be at 8:30 p.m.

5:30 P.M.

The Federal Aviation Administration reports that there is a traffic management program in effect for traffic arriving at Las Vegas McCarran International Airport due to weather and wind. This is causing some arriving flights to be delayed an average of 2 hours and 14 minutes. To see if you are affected, select your departure airport and check "Delays by Destination".


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