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Las Vegas breaking news for March 7, 2018

Posted at 6:48 AM, Mar 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-08 02:21:25-05

This is a roundup of all the breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley for March 7, 2018.

9:20 P.M.

Las Vegas Fire and Rescue responded to a house that was fully engulfed in flames near Lake Mead Boulevard and Revere Street around 9:15 p.m. 

North Las Vegas fire investigators said it was the fourth time the vacant house has caught fire in the past year.

They said squatters were likely to blame for the fire.

4:34 P.M.

The crash near Charleston and Lamb boulevards involved a motorcycle hitting a pedestrian. The motorcycle rider was transported to Sunrise Hospital while the pedestrian was transported to UMC Trauma, both with non-life-threatening injuries. 

4:28 P.M.

A fire was reported behind a home near Lamb Boulevard and Stewart Avenue. 


3:40 P.M.

A Jeep under a tree caught on fire, spreading flames to the tree near South Maryland Parkway and Franklin Avenue, near Huntridge Circle Park. No injuries were reported. 

3 P.M.

A critical injury crash has been reported at Charleston and Lamb boulevards. 

7:11 A.M.

Nevada Highway Patrol says a vehicle went into a wall, flipped over on its side, and landed in the middle lane of the U.S. 95 near Boulder highway.

All lanes were closed initially but one lane has since reopened. Expect delays in the area.

4:45 A.M.

A fatal crash on U.S. 95 and Rainbow Boulevard forced several lanes of traffic to be closed off.

1:35 A.M.

A person has died after crashing their car in the area of Jones Boulevard and Deer Springs Way. Roads in that area were closed until around 6 a.m.


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