The Nevada Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal rollover collision involving an ambulance that killed an American Medical Response Technician and a patient on Las Vegas Boulevard at the 215 freeway early Tuesday morning, Feb. 12th. The crash was reported to NHP sometime after 11:40 p.m. near Las Vegas Boulevard and the 215 Beltway. According to NHP, an AMR ambulance hit a puddle of water on the roadway and hydroplaned while transporting a non-ambulatory patient to a care facility.
Authorities have identified the 4 people who were killed when their small plane crashed in Agua Dulce, a mountainous town about 44 miles north of Los Angeles, Sunday morning, Feb. 11th. The 4 people were identified as 65-year old Tom Hastings, who piloted the small aircraft, 27-year old Amber Hill, Tom’s daughter, 25-year old Jacob Hill, Tom’s son-in-law, and 9-year old Madison Hastings-Saxelby, Tom’s granddaughter. The 4 family members were traveling back to California from a family trip to Las Vegas. Authorities confirmed that Hasting left Henderson Executive Airport in his Cirrus VK-30 fixed-wing single-engine 5-seater airplane at some time around 10:00 a.m.
A 76-year old elderly woman was killed following a 3-vehicle collision on South Town Center Drive near West Sahara Avenue Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 6th. The incident happened about 1:20 p.m. when the driver of a pickup truck, identified by Las Vegas Metropolitan Police as 36-year old Manuel Tul-Jor, was heading south on Town Center Drive and cross over the center median where he collided head-on into a Hyundai Elantra that was traveling in the northbound lanes.
North Las Vegas Police Department is investigating a fatal collision involving a semi-trailer truck and a small 4-door SUV in the North Las Vegas area Sunday morning, Jan. 28th. A preliminary investigation indicated that the SUV was traveling westbound on Cheyenne Avenue at a high rate of speed. At about 1:45 a.m. as the SUV approached Commerce Street, the SUV violently rear-ended a semi-trailer truck that was traveling in the same direction on Cheyenne Avenue. According to authorities, the driver was identified as a 29-year old Ernie Camarena of North Las Vegas.