UPDATE APRIL 5: The Clark County Coroner has identified the two men killed in Saturday's deadly crash as 30-year-old Jacob Allen Wehrung and 37-year-old Ammiel Sera-Josef. Both men were from Las Vegas.
Two people were killed in a wrong-way crash on the 215 beltway near Far Hills Avenue early Saturday morning.
Police said a white Volkswagen sedan was traveling south in the northbound lanes and hit a silver Scion head on under the Far Hills overpass closing all northbound lanes.
The drivers of both cars were killed in the crash.
#Breaking fatal wrong way crash. Two confirmed deceased. Beltway NB at Far Hills. All NB travel lanes closed/NB traffic being diverted off at Far Hills. #WrongWay #DriveSafeNV #LivesAreOnTheLine #NHPSoComm pic.twitter.com/r02qQYu2UH— NHP Southern Command (@NHPSouthernComm) April 3, 2021
Police have not said whether they believe impairment was a factor in the crash.
The names of both drivers have not been released.
10:40 A.M. UPDATE: The 215 has reopened near Far Hills Avenue.