LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Nevada State Police have closed down a portion of Las Vegas Boulevard following a deadly two-vehicle crash.
The drivers of both vehicles were killed in the crash, according to NSP.
It happened at 4:04 p.m. on Friday along Las Vegas Boulevard and Sloan Lane.
According to a tweet from NSP, the crash involved a “semi-truck and a passenger car.”
The sedan was traveling northbound on Las Vegas Boulevard when it turned left in front of the semi-truck that was traveling southbound.
As a result, both vehicles ended up colliding with each other, police stated.
The semi-truck then hit an outer wall at Nellis Air Force Base.
According to NSP, both drivers died on the way to UMC.
Due to the crash, Las Vegas Boulevard is closed in both directions between Sloan Lane and Range Road.
As of 7 p.m., the road remained shut down, with no word on when it will reopen.
Police said drivers should avoid the area at this time.