LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A deadly crash was reported on Durango Drive between Maule Avenue and I-215 at 7:05 p.m. Saturday night. All lanes were blocked in both directions during the investigation.
According to police, on September 4 at approximately 6:16 p.m., a fatal automobile versus fixed object collision occurred on South Durango Drive, north of Badura Drive.
Police say evidence at the scene indicated a red 1990 Nissan Pathfinder was traveling north on South Durango Drive at the Badura Drive intersection.
Witness statements indicate the Pathfinder swerved to its right and began to lose control. The Pathfinder started to rotate clockwise as it exited the roadway to the east. The Pathfinder collided with a street lamp post before overturning on its passenger side, according to the police.
Arriving medical personnel pronounced the driver deceased at the scene.
The passenger was transported to UMC Trauma to receive medical treatment for moderate injuries he sustained. Impairment is suspected.
The driver’s death marked the 89th traffic-related fatality in the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s jurisdiction for the year 2021. The collision remains under investigation by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s Collision Investigation Section.