Injuries reported in 5-vehicle wreck at Nellis and Harmon

Las Vegas Metro police said five vehicles were involved in a crash Wednesday night near the intersection of South Nellis Boulevard and East Harmon Avenue.

Police said one person was ejected in the crash and that at least one person was taken to a hospital with a head injury.

A spokesman for the department said the injuries do not appear to be life-threatening.

Police said it appeared one of the drivers involved in the wreck swerved to avoid hitting another vehicle, and then that driver’s vehicle struck several vehicles parked in a Walmart lot.

Police closed some lanes of traffic at the intersection in order to investigate and clear the crash scene.


Fatal crash shuts down Boulder Highway at Russell Road

A deadly crash that shut down a portion of Boulder Highway Wednesday may have happened because of a medical episode, according to Metro Police.

The three-vehicle crash happened in the northbound lanes of S. Boulder Highway at E. Russell Road shortly before 1 p.m.

Metro said witness told them a 2013 Acura was stopped in the right lane of one of the left turn lanes on southbound Boulder Highway at Russell Road when a 2013 Ford F-­150 rear ended the Acura. After impact, the Ford F-­150 continued southeast across the intersection into the northbound lanes and sideswiped the left side of the 2014 Ford Flex.

The Ford F­-150 finally stopped on the east side of Boulder Highway.

Police said the 63-year-old driver of the Ford F-150 was taken to St. Rose Dominican Hospital, the Rose de Lima Campus, where he was pronounced dead. Metro said he suffered a medical episode prior to the accident.

The 64-year-old passenger of the Ford Flex was also taken to the hospital with minor to moderate injuries, Metro said.

The 30-year-old driver of the Acura received minor injuries, but she wasn’t taken to the hospital.

This crash remains under investigation by the LVMPD Accident Investigation Section.


Car fire delays both northbound and southbound traffic on I-15

A car caught fire caused delays in the southbound I-15 Wednesday morning, and a fire truck has blocked the northbound lanes, causing traffic delays for commuters heading both directions.

No one was hurt in the incident.


1 killed, 3 injured in Laughlin plane crash

One person was killed and three others were injured when a small airplane crashed in Laughlin on Sunday evening, according to Clark County firefighters.

The plane crashed just before 6 p.m. near the Big Bend State Recreation Area along Needles Highway.

Firefighters said that when they arrived at the scene they found the aircraft ablaze and four people on board. One person was dead, two others were badly burned and the remaining person was still trapped inside the plane. Crews were later able to free that person.

The three surviving victims were taken to area hospitals for treatment.

Firefighters said that the blaze from the crash site quickly spread to surrounding brush, and crews were working to contain the fire before it spread to nearby buildings. Officials said that fire was about 90 percent contained by 8 a.m. Monday.

The cause of the crash was under investigation by the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board. By early Monday, investigators from the agencies were at the scene.

The identity of those involved in the crash was not immediately released.

It was not immediately clear where the plane was headed at the time it crashed.


3 people dead in rollover crash near Laughlin

Nevada Highway Patrol says three people are dead and one person is in the hospital after a rollover crash near Laughlin.

NHP said the rollover crash happened around 1:40 p.m. Sunday and involved only one vehicle.

The Clark County Fire Department said the surviving victim was taken to University Medical Center with minor injuries.

Metro Police is investigating the crash.


Coroner identifies motorcyclist killed on Sunday morning

Nevada Highway Patrol is investigating a crash Sunday morning that claimed the life of a motorcycle rider.

Troopers said the male rider side swiped a bus before losing control of his bike on the 215 near the airport connector.

Witnesses reported the biker failing to stay in his lane before the crash.

The Clark County coroner identified the motorcyclist on Monday morning as 25-year-old Brandon Phillips from Las Vegas.

NHP is investigating whether or not the rider was under the influence.


Scooter driver critically injured in crash near Nellis Blvd. and Bonanza

A scooter driver was critically injured during a collision with a vehicle on Friday morning.

According to Las Vegas police, the crash was reported at 10:45 a.m. It happened near the intersection of Nellis Boulevard and Bonanza Road.

The driver has been transported to UMC Trauma. The northbound lanes of Nellis Boulevard have been closed to Harris Avenue.


Bicyclist hurt in incident at Sunset and Las Vegas Boulevard

A man on a bicycle was severely injured after being knocked to the roadway by a vehicle Friday.

A call of the incident came in at 7:52 a.m. at the intersection of Sunset Road and Las Vegas Boulevard South.

According to FOX5 reporter Nick LaGrange, the victim suffered a severe leg injury after being struck by a pickup truck at the intersection. He was rushed from the scene by ambulance.

Witnesses told FOX5 the bicycle appeared to have had the right of way during the incident.

Law enforcement have not yet returned calls regarding the accident.


2 hurt in crash at Charleston and Eastern

A driver going the wrong way struck and injured two construction workers in east Las Vegas, police said Thursday.

Las Vegas Metro police said a call of the incident came in about 6:30 a.m. in the area of East Charleston Boulevard and Eastern Avenue. Police did not give details on what lead the driver to go the wrong way.

The construction workers suffered non-life threatening injuries, according to police.

The intersection was shut down as a result of the incident Thursday morning.


Moped rider killed in crash at Grand Teton and Cimarron

A 20-year-old man is dead after his scooter collided with a vehicle at the intersection of  Grand Teton Drive and Cimarron Road Monday night.

The crash happened shortly before 9:30 p.m.

According to police, the man was traveling west on Grand Teton when the driver of a Nissan Maxima heading eastbound made a left in front of him causing the two to collide.

The man was transported to University Medical Center where he later died.

The driver of the Nissan did not suffer any injuries and is not suspected of being impaired.

The Clark County Coroner’s Office will identify the victim once next of kin have been notified.