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Police: 77-year-old in serious condition after crash near Lake Mead, Torrey Pines

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Posted at 8:05 PM, Jul 17, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-08 14:35:53-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department said that a 77-year-old woman is in life-threatening condition after a crash Sunday afternoon as she was driving a scooter.

Police said the crash happened on Torrey Pines Drive, north of Lake Mead Boulevard.

UPDATE: 77-year-old woman dies from injuries after scooter hit box spring on Torrey Pines Drive

Police said she failed to see a bedding box spring in the right half of the outside southbound travel lane. She traveled over the box spring, which resulted in a loss of control, and caused the scooter to overturn.

The driver was transported to UMC Trauma from the collision scene by ground ambulance with injuries determined to be life-threatening by trauma staff.

This single vehicle collision remains under investigation by the LVMPD Collision Investigation Section according to police.