UPDATE: 215 Beltway back open after wrong-way head-on crash

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LAS VEGAS ( KLAS ) – The 215 Beltway was closed for a couple of hours overnight by a head-on crash involving a wrong-way driver.

Metro Police say an on-duty crime scene analyst was driving southbound on the 215 past Flamingo just after 3 this morning when a car driving northbound crashed into her. The analyst was taken to the hospital with what appear to be minor injuries.

The driver of the wrong-way vehicle has been arrested on DUI charges.

The freeway reopened around 5:30am.

This developing story will be updated as we get more information.

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