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Crash on US Highway 95 in downtown Las Vegas snarls traffic

Updated August 24, 2020 - 7:58 am

A crash was causing major traffic delays on U.S. Highway 95 in downtown Las Vegas on Monday morning, authorities said.

The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada said the crash happened at 6:49 a.m. on northbound U.S. Highway 95 at Las Vegas Boulevard.

Traffic cameras showed a significant slowdown in the area, with vehicles backed up for miles. Two lanes of the highway were blocked, officials said, and motorists should avoid the area.

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