A portion of the Las Vegas Strip has reopened after a crash involving a Las Vegas police squad car early Wednesday morning, police said.
About 5 a.m., Metro responded to a crash on Las Vegas Boulevard South at Flamingo Road, spokesman Officer Larry Hadfield said. The crash caused a marked police car to run into a wall in front of the Cromwell Hotel, 3595 Las Vegas Blvd. South.
An officer in the patrol car was taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries, Hadfield said.
Northbound traffic at the intersection of Las Vegas Boulevard and Flamingo Road was restricted Wednesday morning, police said, but the lanes had reopened by 8 a.m.
No further information was immediately available.
The accident is under investigation by Metro’s Traffic Division.
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