LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — First responders and police were called to the scene of a crash in the northwest Las Vegas Valley after reports that a driver of an SUV crashed into a home.
It happened in the 7200 block of Chesterton Drive near Tenaya Way and Smoke Ranch Road just after 4 p.m. on Wednesday.
Police confirmed the reports to 8 News Now and described the vehicle as a black SUV that had been reportedly speeding into a residential neighborhood.
Witnesses who spoke to 8 News Now said the woman who was inside the home was in a state of disbelief after the crash.
“She was in shock, she didn’t understand what was going on,” Brenda Gomez a resident who lives near the scene said. “She was just describing what she saw, she was describing what happened. She wasn’t okay.”
Gomez added that the woman in the home was in the kitchen at the time and feared for the lives of those in the vehicle.
“She was cooking at the time so she had to run back inside to turn it off but she was shocked because she could see the people inside the car and was very worried for them,” Gomez added.
After the crash police said the driver and passenger were taken to the hospital in critical condition.