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Police: 4-year-old in critical after suspected DUI crash

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Posted at 7:38 AM, Dec 27, 2020

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A 4-year-old boy is at the hospital with life-threatening injuries after a suspected DUI crash in the southeast part of the Las Vegas valley late Saturday night, according to police.

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Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department says a Mercedes-Benz driven by 24-year-old Mariah Manzi failed to stop at a red light on Flamingo and Pecos roads around 10 p.m. when it was hit by a Toyota Corolla entering the intersection.

The 44-year-old woman driving the Toyota and a 14-year-old female passenger suffered minor injuries, police say. A 4-year-old boy in the car was transported to UMC Trauma with life-threatening injuries.

Manzi suffered minor injuries and her 28-year-old male passenger suffered no injuries, according to authorities.

She was arrested at UMC for DUI related charges, police say.

The crash remains under investigation.

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