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.
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.