LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Metro police are investigating a deadly crash involving DUI in front of Resorts World Thursday morning.
The crash happened just after 1:30 a.m. According to police, a Nissan Versa was in the left turn lane facing southbound on Las Vegas Boulevard north of the intersection with Resorts World when a BMW was driving toward the intersection at a high rate of speed.
Police said the Nissan driver made a sudden right turn to enter Resorts World and crossed into the path of the BMW, crashing into its front.
The driver of the Nissan, 50-year-old Bisheba Gaines, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver and passenger of the BMW were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. The driver displayed signs of impairment and was later booked into the Clark County Correction Center for DUI-related charges.
Northbound and southbound Las Vegas Boulevard were closed for several hours from Elvis Presley Boulevard to Convention Center Drive. All lanes reopened by 9 a.m.
No other details were released.