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Fatal crash closes Alta-Buffalo intersection

Updated August 22, 2017 - 2:59 pm

Las Vegas police said they shut down the intersection of Alta and South Buffalo drives Tuesday morning after a fatal two-car crash.

A vehicle was traveling north and crossed over to oncoming traffic, colliding with a southbound vehicle, police spokesman Jay Rivera said.

One person who was in the southbound vehicle was confirmed dead as of 10:12 a.m., Rivera said.

Police responded just before 9 a.m. Three people were taken to University Medical Center, police said.

Contact Jessie Bekker at jbekker@reviewjournal.com or 702-380-4563. Follow @jessiebekks on Twitter. Review-Journal writer Bianca Cseke contributed to this story.

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