Vehicle hits pole and tree, leaves one in critical condition

Kim Powell

Vehicle hits pole and tree, leaves one in critical condition

CREATED Jan. 27, 2013

LAS VEGAS, NV (KTNV) - One person is in critical condition after a vehicle hit a pole and then a tree on Broadbent Blvd.

It happened just before 4p.m. on Sunday afternoon.

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) said that a mother and daughter were arguing when they lost control of the car. The driver, 50, hit a light pole and then a tree, leaving her 70-year old mother in critical condition.

The driver was originally transported to Sunrise Hospital, and later taken into custody for felony reckless driving and felony DUI charges.

The 70-year old woman was taken to UMC Trauma by helicopter and remains in critical condition.

Action News will bring you updates as they become available.

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