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Man on life support in North Las Vegas crash; impairment, speed, factors

LAS VEGAS (KLAS)– Police are investigating a serious crash that left a driver on life support Friday night in North Las Vegas.

Police responded to a car crash near East Cheyenne and the Civic Center shortly after 11:30 p.m.

Preliminary investigation revealed a red Ford Mustang convertible was traveling westbound on Cheyenne when it attempted to turn left at a strip mall, police said.

When the Mustang turned left, it didn’t yield to a silver Ford Fusion heading east on Cheyenne.

The Fusion was traveling at high speed. When the two vehicles crashed, the driver and passenger of the Mustang were ejected, police said.

Credit: North Las Vegas Police

The injured involved in the accident were taken to the UMC. The driver, believed to be a man in his 50s, of the Mustang was placed on life support.

The passenger, believed to be a male in his 30s, of the Mustang and the driver, believed to be female in his 30s, of the Fusion sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

Speed, impaired faculties and failure to wear a seat belt were factors in this accident.

Credit: North Las Vegas Police

Anyone with additional information is asked to call the North Las Vegas Police Department at (702) 633-9111 or Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555 to submit an anonymous report.


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