Police are investigating four fatal crashes that happened late Saturday and early Sunday morning.
The first happened at 10:48 p.m. Saturday near the intersection of Howard Hughes Parkway and Sands Avenue.
Las Vegas Metro Police Watch Commander Terry Bernard said it appeared a pedestrian was crossing Sands outside of a crosswalk when they were hit by a vehicle that was traveling eastbound. That person was taken to Sunrise Hospital, where they were pronounced dead.
Bernard said the driver of the vehicle that hit the pedestrian was not impaired and was not arrested.
A second crash happened at 12:30 a.m. Sunday near the intersection of Sahara Avenue and Sloan Lane.
According to Bernard, four people were inside a car that was speeding southbound on Sahara, when the driver lost control and crashed. During the crash, a passenger was ejected from the vehicle and killed. Two other people were taken to Sunrise Trauma Center with life-threatening injuries.
Bernard said the driver fled the scene after the crash, but was quickly located and arrested.
The third crash happened just before 1 a.m. Sunday near the intersection of Maryland Parkway and St. Louis Avenue.
Bernard said witnesses reported a woman was standing in the middle of Maryland when she was hit by a vehicle. She was pronounced dead at the scene. The Clark County Coroner’s Office has identified the woman as 66 year-old Jenny Chavez of Las Vegas.
The driver remained on the scene and was not arrested, Bernard said.
The fourth crash happened just before 4:30 a.m. near the intersection of Charleston Boulevard and Frank Street.
Authorities said a woman on a bicycle was hit by a vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene. The vehicle fled the scene. Police said it should have extensive damage on the front, right side.
Anyone who has seen the vehicle was asked to call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-555.