LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — On Monday around 4:01 p.m., the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department said that they responded to reports of a vehicle that left the roadway and came to a stop after crashing into a home at 1388 Desert Inn Rd.
Police say the driver was pronounced deceased on-scene and no injuries were reported to anyone else.
Police gave an update later on Monday that the apartments of the affected building are being evacuated, and American Red Cross is on scene assisting the residents.
LVMPD provided a press release Monday night regarding this crash.
Police say it was a 2022 Chevrolet Malibu, and the driver was traveling westbound on Desert Inn. The driver failed to maintain the travel lane and drove off the roadway to the right.
Police continue saying that the driver entered into private property landscaping and struck a tree, then the vehicle began to rotate and then crashed into an apartment building.
The driver's death marks the 62nd traffic-related fatality in LVMPD's jurisdiction in 2022 according to police.