Las Vegas: Fatal traffic accident

COLLISION DETAILS:    On February 14, 2013, at approximately 12:28 pm, an Auto / Auto /Auto traffic collision occurred on West Charleston Boulevard at South Apple Drive. Witness statements and evidence at the scene indicate a Chevrolet Impala was traveling north on Apple Dr and was approaching Charleston Blvd when the driver lost control. The Chevrolet crossed the curbing and sidewalk of the southeast corner of the intersection and entered Charleston with a red traffic signal. An eastbound Chevrolet pickup impacted the left side of the Chevrolet Impala with the front. The Chevrolet pickup had entered the intersection on a green traffic signal. Both vehicles traveled northeast after the impact, crossing the center median, into the westbound lanes of Charleston Blvd. A Nissan Versa was traveling west on Charleston and was impacted by the front of the Chevrolet pickup. The Chevrolet pickup stopped when it impacted a tree on the north side of Charleston Blvd. The Chevrolet Impala also stopped when the it impacted a tree on the north side of Charleston Blvd. The Nissan rotated after the impact and stopped. The driver of the Chevrolet Impala was transported to UMC Trauma but was pronounced dead after arrival. The driver and passengers of the Chevrolet pickup were transported to Summerlin Hospital with minor injuries. The driver of the Nissan remained at the scene with minor injuries. It is unknown if the driver of the Chevrolet Impala died as a result of injuries from the collision or was possibly experiencing a medical condition prior to the collision. The cause of death will be determined by the Clark County Coroner's Office. This collisionNumber: 1 Driver: Pending Notification Injury: Fatal
Address: Las Vegas NV Age: 94 Male
Vehicle Information: 2007 Chevrolet Impala

Number: 2 Driver: Pedro Lucas‐Cipriano Injury: Minor
Address: Las Vegas NV Age: 46 Male
Vehicle Information: 1998 Chevrolet Pickup

Passenger: Elizabeth Chimal‐Reyes Injury: Minor
Address: Las Vegas NV Age: 41 Female
Passenger: Isai Lucas Injury: Minor

Address: Las Vegas NV Age: 23 Male
Passenger: Rebecca Chimal‐Reyes Injury: Minor

Address: Las Vegas NV Age: 58 Female
Number: 3 Driver: Shelly Audet Injury: Minor

Address: St Cloud Florida Age: 61 Female
Vehicle Information: 2012 Nisan Versa

COLLISION DETAILS:

On February 14, 2013, at approximately 12:28 pm, an Auto / Auto /Auto traffic collision occurred on West Charleston Boulevard at South Apple Drive. Witness statements and evidence at the scene indicate a Chevrolet Impala was traveling north on Apple Dr and was approaching Charleston Blvd when the driver lost control. The Chevrolet crossed the curbing and sidewalk of the southeast corner of the intersection and entered Charleston with a red traffic signal. An eastbound Chevrolet pickup impacted the left side of the Chevrolet Impala with the front. The Chevrolet pickup had entered the intersection on a green traffic signal. Both vehicles traveled northeast after the impact, crossing the center median, into the westbound lanes of Charleston Blvd. A Nissan Versa was traveling west on Charleston and was impacted by the front of the Chevrolet pickup. The Chevrolet pickup stopped when it impacted a tree on the north side of Charleston Blvd. The Chevrolet Impala also stopped when the it impacted a tree on the north side of Charleston Blvd. The Nissan rotated after the impact and stopped. The driver of the Chevrolet Impala was transported to UMC Trauma but was pronounced dead after arrival. The driver and passengers of the Chevrolet pickup were transported to Summerlin Hospital with minor
injuries. The driver of the Nissan remained at the scene with minor injuries. It is unknown if the driver of the Chevrolet Impala died as a result of injuries from the collision or was possibly experiencing a medical condition prior to the collision. The cause of death will be determined by the Clark County Coroner’s Office. This collision remains under investigation by the LVMPD Accident Investigation Section.

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