Las Vegas: Fatal Bus Collision

Las Vegas: Bus Fatal Collision Number: 1
Driver: PendingNotification Injury: Fatal
Address: Las VegasNV Age: 21 Male
Vehicle Information: 2005Nissan 350Z

Number: 2
Driver: Cruz,Nestor Injury: None
Address: Las Vegas,NV Age: 55 Male
Vehicle Information: 2001New Flyer Cat Bus

On March 8, 2013, at approximately 5:50 pm, an auto/Busfataltraffic collision occurred onOwens Avenue east of Sandhill Rd. Witnessstatements and evidence atthe scene indicate a 2005Nissan 350Z wastraveling east on Owens Avenue at Sandhill Rd when the operatorlost control ofthe vehicle. TheNissan began to spin clockwise and the leftside oftheNissan impacted the rightrear of a stopped CAT busthat wasloading passengers on the south curb. The operator oftheNissan was pronounced dead atthe scene. The operator ofthe bus was uninjured
and the unidentified passengersin the busreceivedminorinjuries. This wasthe 24th fataltraffic collision in LVMPD’sjurisdiction in 2013. The collision remains underinvestigation by the LVMPDAccidentInvestigation Section.

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