The following is a roundup of breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley.
Nevada Highway Patrol reported a fatal crash near U.S. 95 and Lake Mead Boulevard. One person has died and multiple people have been transported to UMC. The Nevada Department of Transportation have closed U.S. 95 near Lake Mead Boulevard and traffic is being diverted off the highway at West Cheyenne Avenue. Avoid the area.
#trafficalert Fatal Crash 95SB/Lake Mead Blvd, 1 confirmed deceased, multiple occupants transported to UMC. NDOT has a hard closure on US95SB, traffic is being diverted off at Cheyenne. Expect major delays in the area. #drivesafenv #buckleup #drivesober #eyesontheroad #nhp— NHP Southern Command (@NHPSouthernComm) November 29, 2019
Police say that a 35-year-old woman was killed in the crash at South Durango Drive and West Russell Road. Police say the woman was driving on Durango when a car on Russell ran a red light and hit the woman's car. The other driver was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and a 12-year-old girl was also transported from the scene as a precaution. The girl's relation to the drivers is unknown at this time. Police believe that the driver was impaired.
A suspected impaired driver took it upon himself to drive, run a red light, and to take the life of a mother of three young children on this Thanksgiving Day at Russell and Durango. Please keep this family in your thoughts. #preventable #AnEmptyChairAtTheTable pic.twitter.com/N6gtbkhHAo
— LVMPD Traffic Bureau (@LVMPD_Traffic) November 28, 2019
Police are on the scene of a serious crash at South Durango Drive and West Russell Road. The intersection is closed at this time.
Henderson police say a motorcyclist was killed in a crash around 11:21 p.m. Wednesday near Warm Springs Road and Grayson Circle. Police say that a 47-year-old man was driving a pickup on Warm Srpings when he was hit from behind by the 25-year-old male motorcyclist. The motorcyclist died at the scene. Speed is considered a factor; however, it was not immediately known if impairment was a factor. The coroner will release the name of the deceased.
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