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Three injured after two-vehicle crash on 215 near Decatur

Three people were injured after a two-vehicle crash Wednesday night on the westbound lanes of the Southern Beltway east of Decatur Boulevard.

The accident occurred just before 10:35 p.m. on the 215, according to Nevada Highway Patrol Trooper Loy Hixson. One of the affected vehicles caught fire.

The injuries to one of the victim were considered serious, Hixson said.

The freeway was closed for a short time, but one lane was reopened just before 11 p.m.


Las Vegas police seek Nissan Altima driver who struck motorcyclist

Las Vegas police are looking for the driver of a car involved in a Tuesday night crash that left a 50-year-old motorcyclist hospitalized.

A 2006 Nissan Altima headed west on Tropicana Avenue ran a red light and struck Cornelio Randolph’s 2007 Suzuki GS500 motorcycle near Dean Martin Drive at 11:38 p.m., Metro said in a release Wednesday.

The driver of the Nissan took off without trying to help Randolph or calling 911, police said. The car was later found in the 3100 block of Tompkins Avenue, less than a mile from where the collision happened.

Randolph was transported to University Medical Center with critical injuries, police said.


Intersection reopens after crash involving police officer

The intersection of Cimarron and Spring Mountain roads was closed for several hours Tuesday morning following a crash involving a Metro Police car and an 18-wheeler truck.

The crash happened around 10 a.m.

According to police, the officer was transported to University Medical Center with non life-threatening injuries.


Pedestrian struck by vehicle on Owens near Marion

UPDATE 8/26/2015:

Police said the man who was hit by a car in northeast Las Vegas on Monday night died from his injuries.

The crash happened just before 9 p.m. near the intersection of Owens Avenue and Marion Drive.

According to Las Vegas Metro police, the man crossed Owens outside of a marked crosswalk and was hit by the car. He was taken to University Medical Center for treatment, where he succumbed to his injuries sometime on Tuesday.

The man’s identity will be released by the Clark County Coroner’s Office when appropriate.

Investigators have said the driver of the car that hit the man did not appear to be impaired.



A man walking across Owens Avenue in northeast Las Vegas was struck by a vehicle Monday night, according to police.

Las Vegas Metro police reported the incident at 8:52 p.m. on Owens Avenue and Marion Drive. The man was hit by a 2009 Jaguar-model vehicle that was going east on Owens, according to police.

Police said the man was not in a marked crosswalk.

The pedestrian was rushed to an area hospital in critical condition, as of 11 p.m.

Police said the driver impairment did not appear to be a factor in the crash.


2 pedestrians seriously injured in chain reaction crash near Koval, Harmon

Two pedestrians were seriously injured late Sunday night following a chain reaction crash where one of the drivers was arrested for being under the influence.

At 9:23 p.m., the crash occurred on Harmon Avenue, east of Koval Lane. Police report a GMC Yukon failed to decrease speed at a red light and rear-ended a Jeep Wrangler and Chrysler 300. Two pedestrians from South Dakota, 64-year-old Kathleen Like and 67-year-old David Like, were in the marked crosswalk and hit by the Chrysler in the chain reaction crash.

Both pedestrians were transported to Sunrise Trauma Center and treated for serious injuries, which included multiple broken bones.

The driver of the GMC, 35-year-old Guadalupe Derek Carbajal, failed field sobriety tests and police arrested him for DUI resulting in substantial bodily harm.

Police are continuing to investigate the crash.