17-Year-Old Driver Arrested in Fatal Crash on Lake Mead Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV (December 11, 2020) – On Thursday, a 57-year-old female passenger died while police arrested a 17-year-old driver from Las Vegas in a crash on Lake Mead Boulevard.
The crash was reported to the authorities before 1:50 a.m. at the intersection with Christy Lane, east of Nellis Boulevard.
Two cars, a 2020 Toyota Sienna and a 2006 Nissan Altima were stopped at a red light.
Then, a 2017 Dodge Journey traveling west on Lake Mead Boulevard at a fast speed failed to stop for the light.
As a result, the 2017 Dodge crashed into the back of both cars.
Immediately, the rescuers rushed all occupants in the Toyota and Nissan to UMC for medical attention.
One passenger in the Toyota died from her injuries.
On the other hand, the Toyota driver and another passenger reported only moderate injuries, while two people in the Nissan did not sustain any injury.
The Dodge driver showed signs of impairment.
Police arrested him for applicable charges.
Similarly, the suspect and his passengers, all teens, reported moderate injuries.
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