Las Vegas: Fatal Traffic Collision occurred in Eastern

REPORTING DETECTIVES: K. Tomaso / R. Tusko / P. Rooney / P. Solomon / Sgt R. Strader
LOCATION OF ACCIDENT: Eastern Avenue / Pebble Road
DATE OF ACCIDENT: 01/14/2013 TIME: 12:07 P.M. EVENT #: 130114‐1920
Number: 1 Driver: Lopez, Brandie Injury: Moderate

Address: Las Vegas, Nevada Age: 36 Female
Vehicle Information: 2003 Lexus GX470
Number: 2 Driver: Barringer, Casey Injury: Critical

Address: Las Vegas, Nevada Age: 29 Male
Vehicle Information: 2007 Nissan Maxima
Passenger: Pending Notification / Juvenile Injury: Fatal
Address: Las Vegas, Nevada Age: 3 Female

On January 14, 2013, at approximately 12:07 p.m., a fatal SUV / Auto traffic collision occurred in the intersection of Eastern Avenue and Pebble Road.  Evidence at the scene and witness statements indicate a 2007 Nissan Maxima was traveling southbound on Eastern Avenue, proceeding through the intersection on a green light.  A 2003 Lexus GX470 was northbound on Eastern Avenue in the left turn lane, attempting to make a left (westbound) turn onto Pebble Road.  The Lexus made the left turn and a collision occurred in the intersection resulting in major damage.  All occupants in both vehicles were transported to UMC Trauma Center where the 3 year old juvenile was pronounced deceased by medical personnel.  This is the 7th traffic related fatality in LVMPD’s jurisdiction in 2013.  This collision remains under investigation by the LVMPD Accident Investigation Section.

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