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1 critical after Las Vegas crash involving suspected DUI driver

Updated March 5, 2019 - 9:10 am

Metropolitan Police Department officers responded to a crash in the south Las Vegas Valley that injured two people early Tuesday morning.

Officers responded to the crash at East Robindale Road and Las Vegas Boulevard South at about 3:15 a.m., Metro Lt. David Gordon said.

A Ford Mustang traveling north on Las Vegas Boulevard and crashed into the side of a semi-trailer that was making a right turn from Robindale Road, Gordon said.

Both the driver and passenger of the Mustang were taken to the hospital. The passenger was in critical condition and “fighting for their life” according to a Tweet posted by Metro. The driver is being booked into the Clark County Detention Center for suspected impaired driving, the Tweet said.

No further information was immediately available.

Contact Jessica Terrones at jerrones@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0256. Follow @JessATerrones on Twitter.

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