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Driver arrested for DUI in crash that killed 2

The driver involved in a crash that killed two women Thursday morning at the intersection of Boulder Highway and Russell Road was arrested for DUI, Metro Police said.

The intersection remains closed as police investigate.

According to Metro Police, the crash occurred shortly before 1:30 a.m. when a speeding Mercedes-Benz collided with Nissan that was making a U-turn on Boulder Highway at the Russell Road intersection. The force of the crash pushed the Nissan more than 100 yards down Boulder Highway.

Police say the two women in the Nissan were killed. The driver of the Mercedes-Benz was arrested for suspicion of DUI.


Police: 1 dead in crash near Charleston and Valley View

Las Vegas Metro police said a man was discovered dead following a crash involving four vehicles Tuesday evening on West Charleston Boulevard at Hinson Street, just west of South Valley View Boulevard.

The wreck occurred about 7:18 p.m., police said.

Police believe the 62-year-old victim suffered a medical episode moments prior to the crash. Police do not believe speed was a factor. Police said one other person was taken to a hospital following the crash.

Police closed Charleston between Valley View and Bedford Road to investigate.


Car crashes into Metro Police motorcycle

Traffic lanes on eastbound Summerlin Parkway are closed at Buffalo Drive due to a crash involving a Metro motorcycle.

According to Nevada Highway Patrol, the Metro officer had pulled over an SUV to issue a ticket around 6:40 a.m. when a red Honda struck the officer’s parked motorcycle and the SUV.

No one was injured.

There are major traffic delays in the area. Motorists are advised to find an alternate route.


2 crashes causing major traffic delays on I-15 and Sahara

Two simultaneous accidents on northbound Interstate 15 just north of Sahara Avenue are causing traffic delays Monday afternoon.

The crashes happened at 1:15 p.m. in nearly the same location, according to Nevada Highway Patrol Trooper Chelsea Stuenkel.

The 3-vehicle accident and 2-vehicle accident blocked both center lanes of northbound Interstate 15 between Sahara Avenue and Charleston Boulevard for a half-hour, but have since been moved to the shoulder, Stuenkel said.

Cameras are showing traffic moving slowly through the area at about 1:40 p.m.

It was not immediately known if anyone was injured in the crashes or what caused them, Stuenkel said.


Man airlifted to hospital after rollover accident

A man driving a pickup truck was taken by helicopter to University Medical Center with serious injuries after a rollover crash this morning on the 215 Beltway, according to Nevada Highway Patrol.

The accident happened about 8 a.m. between Lossee Road and 5th Street when the pickup collided with a Nissan Altima sedan, Trooper Chelsea Stuenkel said. The pickup rolled over in the crash, she said.

The driver of the car was not hurt, Stuenkel said. The cause of the crash has not been determined, she said.