The following is a roundup of breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley.
NV Energy is reporting several power outages impacting over 2,000 customers in Southern Nevada. The zip code with the largest reported outages is 89130 in the northwest part of the valley with a little more than 1,900 customers impacted. For power outage updates click here.
Police are now saying that it was a woman in her 50s that was killed in the crash. They say that she failed to stay in the travel lane while in a construction zone and hit 3 vehicles. She was seriously injured and died at the hospital. Her relationship to the children and the extent of their injuries is still unknown. Washington Avenue is expected to be closed another 4 to 5 hours. READ MORE.
Las Vegas police say that a woman was killed in the crash at Washington Avenue and Decatur Boulevard. 3 children in the car were also injured and transported to a nearby hospital. A construction worker was also injured. Washington Avenue is shut down for approximately a quarter of a mile.
On scene of a fatal accident on Washington, east of Decatur. A car crashed into a construction vehicle. The woman died at the hospital and three kids were also taken to the hospital with injuries @KTNV pic.twitter.com/IDfZ8PXzqS— Jackie Kostek (@JackieKostek) July 9, 2019
Las Vegas Fire & Rescue are tweeting that several people were injured in crash at Washington Avenue and Decatur Boulevard. Police say that the crash involves two vehicles, including a construction vehicle or piece of equipment.
The intersection of Washington Avenue and Decatur Boulevard is closed to traffic because of a multi-vehicle crash.
⚠️ TRAFFIC ALERT! 🚨— LVMPD (@LVMPD) July 9, 2019
The intersection of Washington at Decatur is closed to traffic while we investigation a multi-vehicle crash. Eastbound Washington, from Decatur to Valley View, is also closed. Expect delays in the area. #LVMPDnews pic.twitter.com/wRoHjovTro
Las Vegas Fire & Rescue on scene of fire in 1-story house at 1132 S. 15th Street. Occupant was in bathroom when smoke alarm went off. Occupant was able to escape but one dog was killed by fire.
F3H TOC: 7:55AM. 1132 S 15th St. bedroom fire in 1-sto house - OUT, 1 occup’t was in bathroom heard smoke alarm/house fullsmoke, escaped thru a window - no inj’s. Cause U/I, crews looking for hotspots. 1 pet dog deceased. #PIO1NEWS E1,4,8,10, T1, R204, B1,3, PIO1, 6i2,5,6,11,12 pic.twitter.com/4GJ229ICvc— Las Vegas FireRescue (@LasVegasFD) July 9, 2019
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