2 hospitalized after crash near the Strip

Two people were hospitalized after two vehicles crashed just east of the Strip on Tuesday.

Las Vegas police responded to the 300 block of Desert Inn Road, near the intersection with Paradise Road, where the vehicles collided just before noon.

The westbound lanes of Desert Inn near Paradise were still closed to traffic at 3:30 p.m. while Metro’s fatal accident detectives investigated.

One of the drivers was taken to University Medical Center with life-threatening injuries, and the other driver was taken to Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center with injuries that were not critical.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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