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)
911 call of Gragson crash
A judge set bail at $250,000 Friday for a prominent businessman and grandson
of a former Las Vegas mayor charged in a DUI crash that left one person dead
and two injured in a gated Summerlin community.
Las Vegas police investigate a fatal crash that killed a pedestrian at Decatur Boulevard and Alta Driver about 6 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019. (Jessica Terrones/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
A rollover crash Saturday morning involving at least nine vehicles on southbound Interstate 15 near Primm caused an hourslong traffic delay. Traffic was backed up to Sloan, live traffic cameras show. (Rio Lacanlale/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Security footage from a Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant in southwest Las Vegas captured a driver who repeatedly crashed into a vehicle in a failed attempt to squeeze into a tight parking spot.
Traffic cam video shows police at the scene following a multicar collision at Charleston and Decatur boulevards on Sunday, May 27, 2018.
One person died and another suffered life-threatening injuries after a Thursday morning crash in a North Las Vegas neighborhood. The crash occurred at 5:30 a.m. on Tonopah Avenue, near Lake Mead Boulevard and Pecos Road. A sedan traveling east on Tonopah crashed into a parked pick-up truck, killing the 29-year-old driver. A 23-year-old passenger was taken to UMC with life-threatening injuries. The driver’s death marks the 13th traffic fatality NLVPD has investigated this year.
Five people died Sunday in a fiery crash about 85 miles northwest of Las Vegas. Police received a call about a three-vehicle crash on U.S. 95 near Amargosa Valley in Nye County around 4:30 p.m. A northbound car was attempting to pass a pickup and when it moved into the southbound lane to pass, it collided head-on with another car, then hit the side of the truck.
The truck flipped over, and the man driving died at the scene. The woman in the truck was hospitalized and is expected to survive. The northbound car burst into flames, killing both people inside. The southbound car also had two people inside who died at the scene.
U.S. 95 was closed until shortly after midnight when it reopened.
A man died Tuesday morning in a single-vehicle crash in northeast Las Vegas.
The crash occurred Tuesday morning on the 1900 block of Pasadena Boulevard, near Lake Mead Boulevard and Mt. Hood Street. Police had few details, but Metro’s fatal detail was on the scene investigating.
One of the six people killed in a plane crash on a suburban Phoenix golf course Monday night was an international business student at UNLV. Helena Lagos, 22, was among those killed in the crash in Scottsdale, Arizona. Lagos enrolled at UNLV in 2014, a university spokesman said. Two others killed — Erik Valente and James Louis Pedroza — also were from Las Vegas. Authorities have not said who was flying the plane. The cause of the crash is still under investigation.
A makeshift memorial at the intersection of Magnolia Street and Pacific Coast Highway in Huntington Beach, Calif. for three Centennial High School students who were killed in a car crash on March 29, 2018.
Tesla Driver Dies While Using Autopilot The automaker confirmed the driver didn’t have his hands on the wheel for about six seconds before the Model X collided with a highway barrier. The car then caught on fire. Tesla The accident happened days after an Uber self-driving test vehicle killed a pedestrian in Arizona.
A woman who was killed in a crash Monday was pregnant. Monique K. Leiwalo, 29, was due to give birth in May. She was driving on Rainbow when her car was rear-ended. The impact sent her car crashing into a pole, killing her. Police arrested 26-year-old Timothy Naas on suspicion of DUI in the crash. “We didn’t just lose her, we lost my nephew to-be,” her sister, Jasmine Leiwalo, said.
A man was struck by a BMW late Monday night and later died at a local hospital.
The crash occurred around 11 p.m near Alexander Avenue and Walker Street. Homicide detectives are on the scene because the man was in an altercation before the crash. The driver remained on the scene and was cooperating with police. It’s not known at this time if the driver will face any charges.
Las Vegas police address the media after a multi-vehicle crash has left 3 dead at the intersection of Eastern and Flamingo. (Mike Shoro/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
SUNDAY’S HEADLINES: Man killed trying to stop robbery, pedestrian in critical condition after being pinned between cars, questions linger after pepper spray used at high school football game (Rochelle Richards/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
1. A Las Vegas doctor convicted of murder in the 2007 Hepatitis C outbreak has died in prison. Dipak Desai was serving life in prison with the possibility of parole on 27 counts, including second-degree murder. Desai’s lawyer Richard Wright argued that Desai was unfit to stand trial after suffering multiple strokes. The Washoe County coroner’s office is expected to determine Desai’s cause of death.
2. A 9-vehicle crash has closed down southbound traffic on I-15 near Moapa. Clark County Fire Department says five semitrailers and four passenger cars were involved in the wreck at about 2:50 a.m. No injuries were reported but lanes were still closed as of 7:30 a.m.
3. MGM Resorts valets fear for a decrease in income after an announcement that parking rates will rise again. One valet that spoke to the Las Vegas Review-Journal said his income decreased by $20,000 a year due to parking rates rising, and another said he had to take a second job to pay his bills. Parking rates at MGM Resorts will increase by up to $25 starting Wednesday.