Lauren Prescia, 23, accused of driving under the influence at the time of a crash that killed her 1-year-old son appears in court at the Regional Justice Center on Tuesday, July 14, 2020, in Las Vegas. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @bizutesfaye
Las Vegas police said a motorist driving recklessly lost control of their vehicle, which then smashed into a house at 401 South Torrey Pines Drive. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @reviewjournal
The family of Christopher Garcia speak about him after a court hearing on Monday, Jan. 27, 2020. Garcia died in a Jan. 17 crash where the other driver, Ciera Brawer, is suspected of driving the wrong way and DUI. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @bizutesfaye
One person suffered minor injuries in a crash Monday morning outside a southern Las Vegas coffee shop that left one vehicle on its side and another propped up on the overturned car. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Two people died in a two-vehicle crash in northeast Las Vegas early Friday, Dec. 13. The crash occurred about 3 a.m. on Pecos Road near East Lake Mead Boulevard. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @bizutesfaye
Nevada Highway Patrol trooper Jason Buratczuk said the crash happened about 3:30 a.m. when a woman driving a dark-colored vehicle believed to be a Volkswagen was heading the wrong way on northbound Interstate 15, between Lake Mead Boulevard and Cheyenne Avenue, on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @bizutesfaye
Las Vegas police are investigating after a car struck a pedestrian and crashed into a Smith’s grocery store in the east valley. (James Schaeffer / Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Two teenage boys waiting for a school bus were hit by a one of two cars involved in a crash at West Ford Avenue and Chieftain Street, near South Fort Apache Road, on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019, in Las Vegas. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @bizutesfaye
One person is dead following a seven-vehicle crash involving a bus in the southwest valley. The crash occurred at 7:54 a.m. Sunday near the intersection of Tropicana Avenue and Rainbow.
Las Vegas police are investigating a fatal crash Sunday morning in northwest Las Vegas. About 9:45 a.m., two vehicles collided and struck several pedestrians at the intersection of West Cheyenne Avenue and North Soft Breezes Drive, west of Buffalo Drive. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
A 42-year-old man and his 12-year-old daughter were on their way to meet the girl’s mother when they were killed in a fiery crash in the central valley on Friday night.
Two people died and three others were injured when a single-engine Beechcraft Sierra plane with four people on board had a mechanical issue after takeoff and crashed near Henderson Executive Airport on Saturday night.
Newly-released video reveals more details around Scott Gragson crash, including Gragson arguing with a guard over allowing cars to follow him to his home. Video from a resident’s security camera shows the vehicle crash on a median. And police bodycam footage shows Gragson talking to an officer after the crash. (Grand Jury Exhibits)
A woman was killed in a multivehicle crash Tuesday Washington Avenue just east of Decatur. (Michael Quine and Angus Kelly/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Car Crash near Las Vegas Golf Club – VIDEO
Officers and fire crews were called about 12:51 p.m. to the intersection of Lake Mead Boulevard and Tonopah Drive, near Simmons Street, after reports of a multi-vehicle crash, Metropolitan Police Department Lt. Jeff Clark said. The crash involved three cars and a bus, according to a tweet from the Las Vegas Fire Department.
On Saturday, January 12, 2019 the Nevada Highway Patrol assisted the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department in the investigation of a fatal crash involving an off duty LVMPD Employee. After further investigation and review of civilian dash camera footage the Nevada Highway Patrol Fatal Team has placed fault on both the LVMPD employee and the deceased motorcycle rider.
Here’s the surveillance of the hit-and-run crash in front of BWW, in which a woman repeatedly crashed into a manager’s vehicle in a failed attempt to squeeze into a tight parking spot. She walks in, asks how long the wait is, then storms off after being told of the 10-minute wait time. Footage courtesy of manager Daniel Rees.
An early Wednesday morning crash has left one person in critical condition. A sedan and semitrailer collided around 4 a.m. at the corner of Spencer Street and Serene Avenue. Police do not believe impairment is a factor in the crash. Spencer has been blocked off north of Serene while police continue their investigation.
A head-on collision Friday morning sent four people to the hospital with injuries police say were not life threatening. The crash occurred when the driver of a Honda Accord attempted to turn left onto Flamingo from Swenson Street. Police were not sure if either driver was impaired.
Two people were killed in a car crash Sunday afternoon in the western valley. Two cars collided about 4:45 p.m. on Rainbow Boulevard, just south of Westcliff Drive. A white Chrysler struck a black Toyota as it was turning left into a shopping center, Las Vegas police said. The Chrysler jumped a curb and struck the corner of the Silver State Schools Credit Union office. The Toyota flipped and the driver and the passenger, who was ejected from the car, died at the scene. The driver of the Chrysler suffered minor injuries and police said he was not impaired. It’s unclear if he will face charges.
Las Vegas police are investigating a Tuesday morning injury crash involving a man in his 20s and a Toyota sedan. The crash was reported at 4:45 a.m. at the intersection of Desert Inn Road and Valley View Boulevard.
Northbound Valley View is blocked. The man was taken to the hospital. The driver of the Toyota is not suspected of impairment.
Wednesday’s headlines: passenger uses Taser on Lyft driver, 2 dead after crash in the central valley, man suspected of trying to run people over says he did nothing wrong, credit card skimming at gas stations still a problem. Elaine Wilson/Las Vegas Review-Journal.
Wednesday headlines: one dead after crash with Metro patrol car, dummy used to catch suspected killer on display, CCSD budget miscue may be good news. Elaine Wilson/Las Vegas Review-Journal
24 people face fraud charges in a Las Vegas car crash scheme. The crashes would happen in the east valley, most on Nellis Boulevard. The scheme typically involved two cars that would brake suddenly, causing a victim behind them to rear-end the second car. One defendant, Julio Caesar Gonzalez, allegedly drove in 17 of the staged crashes. Another defendant, Edgar Betancourt Preval, is a local dentist. At least one crash sent an elderly couple to a hospital; in another, an 11-year-old child was inside the targeted vehicle. As of Monday morning, 10 people had been arrested.
1. Two people are dead and another was shot in the head after an argument broke out over a game of dominoes at a northeast Las Vegas home Sunday night. After an argument began, a man went to his car to retrieve a gun and opened fire inside the home on the 4400 block of Wendy Street near East Craig and North Walnut roads. Two men in their 20s were killed and a third man in his 30s was shot in the head and is now stabilized. Police are still looking for the suspect.
2. A Las Vegas woman died from choking injuries Friday morning, according to the Clark County Coroner. On June 3, police were called to a break-in at a home on the 1900 block of Sirocco Court when an arriving officer said he found Stella Martinez on the ground being choked by her ex-boyfriend Christopher Wood. Police attempted to revive Martinez but she later died. Wood faces attempted murder, attempted burglary and domestic battery by strangulation charges.
3. A pedestrian has died after being struck by an SUV early Monday morning. Police responded to a call about the accident on Tropicana near Wilbur Street and Maryland Parkway around 2:30 a.m. Monday. The pedestrian later died at an area hospital.
The 13th annual ARC-CSI conference began with crash test day on Monday at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. This is the twelfth year the conference has been held in Las Vegas.
Hundreds of people gathered along barricades to watch as cars slammed into concrete barriers, plowed into the back of buses and collided ead on into one another.
“This is an opportunity for guys to learn first hand about car wrecks. This is a lab, this is where they get to see what create the crash,” said W.R. “Rusty” Haight, the event organizer. All sorts of tests were undertaken, from small fender benders to collisions at more than 40 miles per hour. High speed cameras, drones and remote cameras attached inside the cars were used to capture all of the action.
Footage of the car that crashed into the Egg and I restaurant on Sahara Avenue on April 1, 2013.