One person dead following crash on Charleston
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is investigating a deadly crash that happened around 2:45 a.m. Sunday.Photo: Video by ktnv.com
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is investigating a deadly crash that happened around 2:45 a.m. Sunday.
Metro said a 2007 Nissan Altima was eastbound on Charleston Boulevard in the left lane, crossing Shadow Lane. A 1999 Ford F-150 was turning onto Shadow Lane from westbound Charleston. The front of the Nissan struck the front right of the Ford.
The 29-year-old driver of the Nissan was pronounced dead at the scene. Their name has not been released.
The driver of the other vehicle, 23-year-old Tatiana Taylor of Las Vegas, was taken to UMC in serious condition.
Police at the scene said the Nissan driver was speeding and ran a red light.
One of the cars involved in the crash burst into flames.
The intersection of Charleston Boulevard and Shadow Lane was blocked off as crews investigated.