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.


Woman identified after fatal rollover on US 95 at Valley View off ramp

UPDATE: The Clark County coroner identified the woman Monday as 27-year-old Nekia Ann Morgan, of Las Vegas. The cause of death is pending.

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) — One woman is dead and a man in critical condition following a rollover crash on U.S. 95 early Sunday morning.

The crash occurred around 3:35 a.m. on U.S. 95 at the off ramp to Valley View Boulevard. A 27-year-old woman died and a man was transported to University Medical Center. Firefighters helped extricate the man from the car.

There were five people total in the Ford SUV and the other three people were not injured.


Pedestrian killed in Boulder Hwy. crash

Police said they are investigating a crash in east Las Vegas that claimed the life of a pedestrian Thursday afternoon.

The crash happened just after 3 p.m. at the intersection of Boulder Highway and Sandhill Road.

Officer Larry Hadfield, of Las Vegas Metro police, said a woman was hit by a vehicle. She was taken to Sunrise Hospital to be treated for life-threatening injuries. Police at the scene said the woman was attempting to cross Boulder Highway outside of a crosswalk when she was struck by a 2005 Chevy Silverado.

Just after 6 p.m. Thursday, Trooper Loy Hixson, of the Nevada Highway Patrol, reported the woman had been pronounced dead at the hospital.

According to Hadfield, Boulder Highway was closed to traffic from U.S. Highway 95 to near Elm Drive while investigators were at the scene.

This marked the 64th traffic-related fatality in Metro’s jurisdiction in 2015.


Motorcyclist killed in crash at 95 and Jones

One person was killed in a crash at a central Las Vegas interchange Wednesday night.

The two-vehicle crash happened at 7:37 p.m. at the intersection of U.S. Highway 95 and Jones Boulevard.

According to Trooper Chelsea Stuenkel, of Nevada Highway Patrol, the crash happened at the bottom of the northbound off-ramp and involved a motorcycle and a minivan.

Stuenkel said the motorcyclist was taken to a local hospital in critical condition. Trooper Loy Hixson, also of Nevada Highway Patrol, said that the motorcyclist later died.

Stuenkel said the people in the minivan suffered injuries that were not life-threatening.

Traffic was being diverted around the crash while investigators are at the scene, Stuenkel said.


4 injured in 4-car crash west of downtown Las Vegas

Four people were injured in a four-car crash just west of downtown Las Vegas late Thursday morning.

The crash happened about 11:45 a.m. on the southbound side of U.S. Highway 95 between the exits for Valley View Boulevard and Rancho Drive.

According to Trooper Loy Hixson, of Nevada Highway Patrol, one of the people who was injured was in critical condition. Two others were seriously hurt. The other injured person, who was pregnant, was taken to a local hospital as a precaution.

A traffic camera showed that investigators were working to clear the roadway, but most of the left lanes were still blocked.


One dead in hit-and-run crash near McCarran Airport

One person is dead following a hit-and-run crash at Paradise and Sunset roads near McCarran International Airport Monday morning.

The crash occurred around 8 a.m. at Paradise Road and East Sunset Road. Multiple vehicles were involved.

Police describe the hit-and-run vehicle as a red semi with a white trailer attached. There should be front-end damage to the truck, which was last seen on Sunset Road.

The northbound Airport Connector to Sunset Road is closed at this time.