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Las Vegas breaking news for July 8, 2020

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Posted at 5:39 AM, Jul 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-08 09:56:33-04

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

6:50 A.M.
There is a crash on the ramp from Interstate 15 southbound at Flamingo, according to RTC. The off ramp left shoulder is blocked. Expect delays.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Crash at 15 southbound near Flamingo

OVERNIGHT
Las Vegas police say an officer sustained minor injuries after a Cadillac accelerated towards them during a traffic stop. This happened shortly after 2 a.m. on Houston Drive, near Charleston Boulevard and Fremont Street. The officer sustained a glancing strike to the knees/legs, police say, as the officer was attempting to step out of the way. The driver then drove a short distance before jumping out of the car in the on Clifford Avenue, about a tenth of a mile away. An air unit and K9 responded to conduct a search, but police say the driver was not located. The officer sustained a minor injury and was not transported to the hospital.

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