LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A 69-year-old man is dead following a crash involving 10 vehicles in the east valley. The incident occurred near East Sahara and South Lamb around 3:40 p.m. Monday.
According to Metro, a 1993 Toyota Camry was traveling south on Lamb, approaching multiple vehicles that were stopped for a red traffic signal located at E. Sahara Avenue.
The 69-year-old driver of the Toyota failed to stop and crashed into several of the stopped vehicles.
The driver of the Toyota, as well as the 19-year-old driver of a 2017 Honda HRV, were both transported to Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center Trauma. Police say the Honda driver suffered serious injuries.
Despite all lifesaving measures, police say the driver of the Toyota succumbed to his injuries a short time later and was pronounced dead. His identify will be released by the Clark County Coroner’s Office.
In total, 10 vehicles and 16 passengers were involved in the crash. Metro reports 2 passengers had minor injuries, while others had none.
This death marked the 29th traffic-related fatality in Metro’s jurisdiction for 2020.
Police are investigating the cause of the crash.
This is a developing story. Please check back for more updates.