2 killed in Overton motorcycle wreck

The Nevada Highway Patrol reported two people were killed in a motorcycle wreck in Overton, NV, Tuesday afternoon.

The crash occurred about 5 p.m. on North Shore Road, near Echo Bay Road.

According to troopers, two people, a man and a woman, were traveling along North Shore Road when the wreck occurred, and both were ejected from the bike. There were no other vehicles involved.

The crash is under investigation.



1 killed, 2 injured in Mountain Springs crash

A person in a pickup truck was killed after slamming head on into another vehicle Tuesday on State Route 160 outside of the Las Vegas Valley.

Trooper Chelsea Stuenkel, of Nevada Highway Patrol, said a call of the crash came in at 10:06 a.m. on the state highway at mile marker 19, which is two miles south of the Red Rock Canyon turn-off at State Route 159.

According to NHP, a Chevrolet Silverado was heading northbound when it crossed the median into the southbound lanes. The pickup driver, who was not wearing a seat belt, slammed into the front of sport-utility vehicle going southbound.

The person inside the pickup died at the scene. A passenger inside the SUV was flown from the scene to University Medical Center with life threatening injuries.

The SUV driver was sent to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

State Route 160 was shut down in both direction as a result of the crash.



Bicyclist critically injured in west Vegas crash

A bicyclist sustained critical injuries after being hit by a Ford pick-up truck in west Las Vegas.

Las Vegas Metro police confirmed an investigation of the incident near Alta Drive and Antelope Way at 9:09 a.m. Tuesday.

Police said the bicyclist was rushed to University Medical Center for potentially life-threatening injuries. Metro’s Fatal Detail investigators were sent to the scene.

Metro says the truck driver veered into and past the oncoming lane before driving through a front yard of an adjacent home.

Metro believes the truck hit the bicyclist on the sidewalk and another car in the oncoming lane as he exited the front yard.

Metro says the driver then parked his vehicle in the driveway of the same home, but struggled with a police officer before arrest.

The officer was treated for minor injuries, police said.

They also tell us the driver has been booked on charges related to the crash, but not yet for the actual crash itself.



1 killed in semi-truck overturn at Nellis and Washington

A person was killed and two others were injured in a traffic incident involving an overturned semi truck in the northeast Las Vegas Valley on Monday.

Las Vegas Metro police reported the incident near the intersection of Nellis Boulevard and Washington Avenue at 10:43 a.m.

Police originally described injuries to one person as critical. The condition of the two other injured people was not immediately disclosed. The intersection was shut down to traffic.



UPDATE: One dead after moped collision near West Lake Mead

UPDATE: More information was released about the incident.

Police found a male body in the roadway of Lake Mead Boulevard and Rancho Drive around 9 p.m. Sunday.
The man was hit by an SUV while riding on his modped. The SUV fled the scene. It was later found in a nearby Walmart parking lot.
After a short struggle with police, officers took the driver of the SUV into custody. Police say the incident could be DUI related.


LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — One person is dead following a collision that involved a moped near Texas Station Casino late Sunday evening.

North Las Vegas Police Department confirms that the crash happened at the 3300 block of West Lake Mead Boulevard near Rancho Drive.



NLVPD: Driver apprehended after deadly hit-and-run

North Las Vegas police said a man was arrested in connection to a deadly hit-and-run Sunday evening.

The incident occurred about 9 p.m. in the 3300 block of West Lake Mead Boulevard, near Simmons Street.

According to Officer Ann Cavaricci, of North Las Vegas police, said they responded to a call that a driver found a moped, and body on the roadway. Arriving officers located an adult male, who was deceased on the road.

Witnesses told police a Chevrolet Tahoe was in the area, and it was possibly involved in a crash, Cavaricci said.

Police located the Tahoe in the Wal Mart parking lot, off Lake Mead Boulevard. The 20-year-old driver was apprehended after a short struggle, Cavaricci said.

The driver faces charges including driving under the influence causing death, and hit-and-run involving death, Cavaricci said.

Lake Mead was closed in both directions from Simmons Street towards Texas Station for the investigation according to police.

The identity of the victim will later be released by the Clark County Coroner’s Office.



Las Vegas police investigate deadly hit-and-run downtown

Las Vegas Metro police are investigating a hit-and-run crash that claimed a person’s life Friday night.

The crash occurred shortly before 10 p.m in the area of South 8th Street and East Bonneville Avenue. Police said firefighters responded to a call of a person in the street and that the person’s injuries were consistent with a vehicle crash.

According to Metro, a 71-year-old man was crossing Bonneville, outside of a crosswalk, when he was struck by an unidentified vehicle. The man was transported to University Medical Center, but was later pronounced deceased from the injuries sustained in the accident.

Police are searching for the vehicle involved in this fatal crash, as the vehicle failed to stay at the scene of the collision.

This was the 38th traffic related fatality in Metro’s jurisdiction for 2016.

Anyone with information on this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.



DUI suspected in west Las Vegas serious crash

Las Vegas Metro police are investigating a serious crash that involved a reported impaired driver Friday night in the west part of town.

The crash occurred at about 9:15 p.m. at the intersection of Fort Apache and West Desert Inn Road.

According to police a 1996 Mercedes-Benz E320 crossed the path of a 2010 Lexus GS350, when attempting to make a left turn from Desert Inn to Fort Apache Road.

Police said the passenger of the Mercedes-Benz was transported to University Medical Center with serious injuries, and impairment was suspected on the driver of the vehicle.

The driver of the Lexus was also transported to UMC with minor injuries according to officers.

This collision remains under investigation by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.



Motorcycle crash reported near Charleston, Las Vegas Boulevard

A motorcyclist was involved in a crash on Friday.

It was reported Friday evening near Las Vegas and Charleston Boulevards. Investigators say a motorcyclist and an SUV collided.

Investigators say the rider suffered from a broken right hand and wrist. The rider was taken to the hospital to be treated.



UPDATE: Victim identified in deadly crash on US 95 South

UPDATE: The victim has been identified as 36-year-old Ivan Enrique Plata-Yanes of Las Vegas. His exact cause of death is pending.


LAS VEGAS (KTNV) Police are investigating a deadly crash.

It was reported on Friday near US 95 South at Eastern. A driver lost control of his vehicle near the area. Police are unsure why. It appears that the driver was not wearing his seatbelt.

The driver was 36 years old.