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1 person killed in head-on collision near Russell, Jones in southwest Las Vegas

Posted at 10:54 PM, Feb 09, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-10 09:58:27-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — One person was killed in a head-on collision in southwest Las Vegas on Wednesday night, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department says.

The crash happened near the intersection of Russell Road and Jones Boulevard at about 9:50 p.m.

Evidence at the scene indicated a gray 2014 Honda CRV was traveling westbound on Russell Road in the eastbound travel lanes without its headlights on. A black 2011 Acura MDX was traveling eastbound on Russell Road and the collision occurred.

Both vehicles sustained major damage. The driver of the Honda sustained substantial injuries and was in critical condition at the University Medical Center.

The driver and passenger of the Acura were also transported to the University Medical Center for further medical treatment. The driver sustained minor injuries but the passenger died.

Russell Road was closed at the scene of the crash for the on-scene investigation.