LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The Clark County coroner has identified the driver killed in a crash early Wednesday morning at the intersection of Flamingo Road and Decatur Boulevard as 57-year-old Bobby Acevedo of Las Vegas.
The crash caused the intersection to be closed for most of the overnight hours. The eastbound lanes of Flamingo reopened around 6:30 a.m. and the rest of the intersection reopened within the following hour.
The crash, which was reported around 1:48 a.m, involved a Mazda MX5 and a Toyota Avalon. Vegas Metropolitan police, Acevedo was the driver of the Mazda and was traveling east on Flamingo when he made a left turn at a red light causing a collision with the Toyota which was traveling west on Flamingo. Acevedo was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.
Police said the 27-year-old driver of the Toyota remained at the scene of the crash and didn’t show any signs of impairment.
This is the 120th traffic-related fatality in Metro’s jurisdiction since the beginning of the year.