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Tropicana at Swenson reopens after accident

The intersection of Tropicana Avenue and Swenson Street has reopened after an accident early Friday morning temporarily closed it down.

The Regional Transportation Commission reported the intersection closed about 6:20 a.m. due to an accident.

Few details were available, but RTC said this was a second crash in the area.

The first crash happened about 4:40 a.m., according to Las Vegas police.

Traffic was heavily backed up on Tropicana. RTC suggested drivers take alternate routes.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

Review-Journal photographer Bizu Tesfaye contributed to this story.

Contact reporter Cassandra Taloma at ctaloma@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0381.

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