US-95 SB opened after being closed in both directions after carjacking suspect was hit by car

Posted at 6:25 PM, Apr 29, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-30 02:09:05-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — US-95 reopened at 7:57 p.m. Friday after both directions between Russell and Tropicana were closed following a crash caused by a fleeing carjacking suspect.

Henderson Police say officers responded to a request for assistance following a carjacking.

Police found the stolen car on Highway 95 and attempted a failed traffic stop causing a crash with another car. The carjacking suspect then tried to run away before being struck by a car.

According to police, the suspect was transported to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.