LAS VEGAS, Nev. (702 Times, NV Globe) – Impaired driving and excessive speed are suspected in a horrific incident Sunday night that killed two small children and critically wounded two mothers, according to North Las Vegas police.
The accident occurred about 9:16 p.m. at West Lone Mountain Road and Clayton Street, in the 5000 block of North Scott Robinson Drive.
Police said the two children, believed to be toddlers, were not correctly restrained. “Due to the improper restraints, it resulted in one toddler being decapitated, according to a news release from police. The second child died at the hospital.
The path of carnage when the minivan lost control was captured on video by North Las Vegas Police.
According to police, a Honda minivan driven by a lady in her twenties drove off the road, sideswiped trees, hit a light police, wall, and then collided head-on with a palm tree. The driver was apprehended. The passenger who was also hurt was a woman.
The Clark County Coroner’s Office will announce the children’s identities.
North Las Vegas Police recommends anybody traveling with children to safeguard them by ensuring that each kid is properly restrained in a car seat appropriate for their age, height, and weight.
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