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Las Vegas breaking news for May 11, 2018

Posted at 9:47 AM, May 11, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-12 02:34:46-04

This is a roundup of all the breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley for May 11, 2018.

11:30 P.M.

UPDATE: Police say one of the juveniles involved in the rollover on Kyle Canyon Road at 9:57 p.m. has died at the hospital.

9:57 P.M.

Police say a pickup drove off the pavement on Kyle Canyon Road just east of U.S. 95 and rolled over several times. Four of the five occupants were ejected. Two of them were transported to the hospital with one of them being in extremely critical condition. Three of the occupants were juveniles aged 16 to 17 years old. 

Both Las Vegas Police and NHP are investigating. 

8:49 P.M.

Las Vegas police say there was a crash involving a motorcycle and a SUV near Sahara Avenue and Valley View Boulevard at 8:49 p.m. The motorcyclist was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries and is not expected to survive. Metro's fatal detail unit is responding.

4:31 P.M.

Las Vegas police say a 40-year-old man was hit by a vehicle near Maryland Parkway and Sahara Avenue. The man has been transported to Sunrise Trauma in critical condition but officers list his injuries as non-life-threatening.

The roads are now open in the area.

3 P.M.

John Jones, 34, a fugitive wanted in Oklahoma by the Atoka County Sheriff’s Office was arrested in Las Vegas by the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force.  A warrant was issued charging Jones with 2 counts of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, possession of a stolen vehicle, and eluding. Information was received that Jones had possibly fled to Las Vegas where he was subsequently arrested in the vicinity of Rancho Drive and Bonanza Road.  He was booked into the Clark County Detention Center pending his extradition back to Oklahoma.

12:43 P.M.

Police said a person found a relative beaten inside an apartment in the 7300 block of Pirates Cove Road, near Buffalo and Westcliff drives. After police responded, Las Vegas Fire & Rescue found a burned item on a stove. The man wanted in the beating has not been found.

4:20 A.M.

The Clark County Fire Department responded to a report of a fire at 84 Lumber, located at 4330 S. Decatur Blvd., near Rochelle Avenue. Upon arrival,  personnel reported the lumberyard of a commercial structure heavily involved in fire. Crews made an offensive attack and knocked the fire down in approximately 30 minutes. Personnel were challenged by a malfunctioning hydrant and multiple parked trucks loaded with lumber, but firefighter efforts were still able to prevent extension of the fire to the structure. The incident was caused by a cooking fire from an adjacent homeless encampment. No injuries were reported. Damages have been estimated at $60,000.


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