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One Woman Was Killed in a Collision Involving Three Vehicles

By TheNevadaGlobeStaff, October 28, 2022 8:56 am

One Woman Was Killed in a Collision Involving Three Vehicles

LAS VEGAS – A 71-year-old female driver was killed in a hit-and-run incident at Harry Reid Airport; police are investigating.

It occurred on Thursday at about 3 p.m. at the intersection of Eastern Avenue and Patrick Lane.

The fatal collision, according to Metro police, involved three vehicles, one of which was a parked tractor-trailer.

Officers report that the driver of a Nissan X-Terra SUV made a left turn into the path of a Toyota Matrix hatchback when the SUV’s front struck the hatchback’s front.

The driver of the hatchback then altered course and struck the left side of the stopped tractor-trailer.

The SUV driver fled the site of the collision on foot but was subsequently caught by police.

Officers said that the 42-year-old SUV driver displayed signs of impairment and was apprehended shortly thereafter.

Police stated that the driver of the hatchback, a 71-year-old lady, was transported to Sunrise hospital, where she later died.

The driver’s death is the 123rd traffic-related fatality in the jurisdiction of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department in 2022.

The accident is still being investigated at this time.

Credits: 8 News Now

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