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Woman, child killed in crash on I-15 near Speedway

Woman, child killed in crash on I-15 near Speedway

By Molly Waldron. CREATED Jul 18, 2012

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- A woman and a child are dead after a rollover crash on Interstate 15 northbound Wednesday afternoon.

The crash happened at about 4 p.m. near the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

The Nevada Highway Patrol said a Ford F-250 pulling a trailer flipped. The woman in the passenger seat was ejected and pronounced dead at the scene.

Responding medics attempted CPR on a 3-year-old child, but were unsuccessful. The child was pronounced dead at the scene.

Two other children and the man driving the truck were rushed to University Medical Center. 

I-15 northbound remained closed following the crash. Traffic was diverted to 604 north and able to enter I-15 at U.S. 93.

Action News will continue to update this story as new information.