Las Vegas: Serious Traffic Collision on Fort Apache

Las Vegas: Serious Traffic Collision on Fort Apache

Number: 1 Driver: Schuster, Joshua Injury: Serious
Address: Las Vegas, NV Age: 20 Male
Vehicle Information: 2008 Volkswagen New Beetle
Passenger: Paz, Olivia Injury: Minor
Address: Las Vegas, NV Age: 19 Female

On July 9, 2013 at approximately 11:23 pm, a serious injury auto / fixed object / rollover traffic collision occurred on Fort Apache Road approximately 2000 feet south of Warm Springs Road. Evidence at scene indicates a 2008 Volkswagen was traveling south on Fort Apache Road. For unknown reasons the Volkswagen traveled off the west side of the roadway.

The right side and undercarriage of the Volkswagen contacted a steep dirt and rock embankment. Near the end of the embankment the Volkswagen overturned and traveled east across Fort Apache. The driver and front seat passenger were ejected from the Volkswagen during the rollover. The driver was airlifted to UMC Trauma from the scene with serious injures. The passenger was transported to UMC Trauma by ambulance with minor injuries. This collision remains under investigation by the LVMPD Accident Investigation Section.

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