4 people transported to hospital after crash near Cactus, Arville

Four people were transported to a local hospital on Thursday morning after a crash involving three cars on Cactus Avenue, near Arville Street.

According to Las Vegas police, a black Chrysler was traveling west on Cactus Avenue when it swerved into a Hyundai that was traveling east.

The Chrysler rolled onto its roof and slid almost 200 feet, hitting a Honda convertible.

Police say the driver of the Chrysler may have fallen asleep.

The conditions of the people involved are unknown.



One killed after rollover crash on Smoke Ranch near Decatur

One person was killed after a rollover accident this morning near North Las Vegas Airport.

The accident occurred just before 7:15 a.m. near the intersection of West Smoke Ranch Road and North Decatur Boulevard, according to Metro Officer Laura Meltzer.

East- and westbound traffic on Smoke Ranch is closed. Metro’s Fatal Detail has arrived for the investigation.



Jackknifed truck closes connector ramp onto southbound I-15

A semitractor-trailer driving too fast for conditions jackknifed this morning, closing the southbound U.S. 95 ramp onto Interstate 15.

The accident occurred around 3:30 a.m. The connector ramp reopened to traffic just before 6:10 a.m.

Another truck accident occurred at southbound I-15 near Charleston. Both drivers were driving too fast because of the wet conditions of the road, according to Nevada Highway Patrol Trooper Loy Hixson.



Crash near California Nevada border causes delays

Trooper Loy Hixson with Nevada Highway Patrol said multiple vehicles were involved in a crash that happened around 11:30 Sunday morning on the California side of I-15 south.

The late morning crash caused backups into Nevada.

No word yet on what caused the crash or if there were any injuries.

Traffic cameras still appeared to show slowing near Primm Sunday afternoon.



Motorcyclist killed in crash on 215 Beltway between Aliante, 5th Street

A motorcyclist was killed in an early morning crash after a pickup truck crossed the median.

A man and his friend were kicking off a trip to Alaska that they had been planning for 10 years.

Eastbound lanes of the 215 Beltway were closed Saturday morning between 5th Street and Aliante Parkway after the pickup driver crossed over from westbound 215. The crash occurred around 4:10 a.m.

The person who was killed collided with the pickup, catching both vehicles on fire, while another motorcyclist swerved and avoided the crash.

The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene while a man and woman in the the pickup were taken to University Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

Police are investigating whether drugs or alcohol was a factor in the crash.

“At this point, we don’t see the motorcycle was doing anything other than what he was supposed to be doing,” said Loy Hixson, of Nevada Highway Patrol.



Serious crash near Circus Circus

Metro Police are investigating a serious crash involving a pedestrian near the Circus Circus casino.

The crash occurred shortly after 10 p.m. Police have closed all westbound lanes of Circus Circus Drive from Las Vegas Boulevard and all eastbound lanes of Circus Circus Drive from Industrial Road.



Las Vegas girl, 17, dies after rollover in Pahrump

A 17-year-old Las Vegas girl died in a rollover crash that happened late Thursday night in Pahrump, according to Nevada Highway Patrol.

NHP reported the incident at 11:36 p.m. on State Route 160 north of Gamebird Road.

The highway enforcement agency said two teens were traveling in a Mazda Tribute that was going southbound on the highway. The vehicle veered to the left of the travel lane before the 17-year-old driver overcorrected to the right, according to NHP. The vehicle drove off the road and then veered to the left back into the travel lane, where it overturned.

The overturn caused the passenger, Rhea Janolino, 17, of Las Vegas, to be thrown from the vehicle. Troopers said Janolino was not wearing a seat belt.

The vehicle rested on its wheels before being struck by another vehicle. Janolino was airlifted to University Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead. The driver of the rolled vehicle was rushed to Pahrump Valley Medical Center in critical condition, NHP said.

There were no injuries with anyone inside the other vehicle involved in the incident.

The incident marked the 35th fatal collision in NHP-Southern Command’s jurisdiction this year.



Passer-by transports 5 to hospital after Interstate 15 rollover

Five people were taken to UMC with what appeared to be nonlife-threatening injuries after a rollover accident Wednesday morning on northbound Interstate 15 near Russell Road.

The accident occurred just after 10:05 a.m., according to Nevada Highway Patrol Trooper Loy Hixson. A driver pulled over and transported a man, woman and three juveniles to UMC.

The left travel lane near the crash site is closed to traffic.



Motorcyclist dead after crash at Interstate 15, Cheyenne

A motorcyclist has died after a crash on northbound Interstate 15 at Cheyenne Avenue Tuesday afternoon.

Northbound I-15 is closed due to fatal crash that occurred around 1:34 p.m. Traffic is being diverted onto Lake Mead Boulevard.

The motorcyclist collided with a Toyota Corolla and died at the scene.



East Charleston closed after pedestrian hit by vehicle

East Charleston Boulevard was shut down late Tuesday morning after pedestrian was struck by a vehicle.

Las Vegas Metro police said a call of the incident came in at 10:52 a.m. A person was rushed to University Medical Center Trauma with critical injuries.

The driver in the incident remained at the scene, Metro said.

The incident forced Charleston to close between 10th Street and Maryland Parkway, according to police.