LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A Las Vegas woman driving a pickup in the central valley failed to stop at a red light Friday, hitting five other vehicles stopped at the intersection and critically injuring herself, Metro police said.
Vicki Polzin, 73, was in a 1991 Chevrolet 1500 heading north on South Decatur Boulevard, north of Dover Place, at about 4:30 p.m. when she “failed to stop and collided with five stopped vehicles before coming to rest,” Las Vegas Metropolitan Police said in a news release.
The driver of the Chevy was taken to University Medical Center with critical injuries, police said.
Two of the drivers in the other vehicles had minor injuries, remained at the scene and di d not need hospital care, police said.
Just before 11 p.m. RTC Southern Nevada reported that Decatur Boulevard had reopened in both directions between Dover Place and Evergreen Avenue.