LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A 49-year-old Las Vegas man is dead after a two-vehicle crash in east Las Vegas, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department officials said Tuesday.
The crash occurred between a truck and a sedan near the intersection of St. Louis Avenue and Lamb Boulevard at approximately 1:08 p.m.
According to police, a truck failed to yield the right of way to the sedan as it made a left turn on St. Louis Avenue, entering the sedan’s path of travel. The front of the sedan collided with the right rear of the truck.
The male driver of the sedan was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The driver of the truck remained at the scene.
The driver’s death marks the 129th traffic-related fatality in the LVMPD’s jurisdiction for the year 2023. The collision remains under investigation by the LVMPD’s Collision Investigation Section.