HENDERSON, Nev. (KLAS) — Henderson Police say one of three people involved in a crash Sunday has succumbed to his injuries.
The crash happened at 4:50 p.m. at the intersection of Eastern Avenue and Wigwam Parkway.
According to police, a Nissan sedan was traveling northbound on Eastern at a high rate of speed when a Hyundai SUV turned left into the path of the Nissan.
The driver of the Nissan, a 26-year-old man, was transported to UMC Center, where he later succumbed to his injuries. His passenger, a 22-year-old woman, was transported to Sunrise Trauma Center in critical condition.
The driver of the Hyundai, a 76-year-old female, was also transported to the hospital in critical condition.
Police say speed is the primary cause of the crash. They do not yet know if impairment was a factor.
Northbound Eastern Avenue was closed for about four hours while officers conducted the investigation.
The name of the driver killed in the crash will be released by the Clark County Coroner’s Office.
The crash is being investigated as the eighth accident-related fatality for 2020.
Anyone with information in this case is urged to call the Henderson Police Department at (702) 267-4911, 3-1-1, or, to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555 or visit Crime Stoppers website.