Woman passenger killed in Route 160 collision

One person is dead after a van and a Jeep SUV collided near Blue Diamond Road and El Capitan Way Saturday morning.

A van was traveling north on state Route 160 around 8:50 a.m. when its driver turned left into the path of a Jeep that was traveling south, said Nevada Highway Patrol spokesman Jeremie Elliott.

A female passenger in the Jeep died at the scene, Elliott said.

The driver of the Jeep and the other passenger were taken to University Medical Center in critical condition.

The female driver of the van was uninjured, Elliott said.

Contact reporter Steven Slivka at sslivka@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0264.