LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A driver is dead, and a teen has been hospitalized with “substantial injuries” after a one-vehicle collision in Las Vegas early Saturday morning.
The crash occurred at approximately 4:33 a.m. in the area of Hollywood Boulevard and Solaron Avenue in northeast Las Vegas.
Investigators on the scene determined that a Lexus traveling north at high speed on Hollywood Boulevard struck a curb on Solaron Avenue, rotated, and hit a cinder block wall.
The unidentified driver was pronounced dead at the scene. A 17-year-old passenger was cut from the vehicle and airlifted to an area hospital with what officials described as “substantial injuries.”
The driver’s death represents the 123rd traffic-related fatality in LVMPD jurisdiction for 2023, officials said, adding that the crash is still under investigation