A wrong way driver caused a crash and blockage on U.S. 95 southbound in Henderson. (Armando Navarro/FOX5)
A driver heading the wrong way on U.S. 95 died after crashing with another vehicle early Tuesday morning.
Nevada Highway Patrol reported the wreck just before 2:30 a.m. on the southbound lanes of the highway at Auto Show Drive in Henderson.
NHP said the wrong way driver was pronounced dead at the scene while the other driver was taken to University Medical Center in critical condition.
U.S. 95 southbound was down to one lane at Auto Show Drive following the wreck, but all lanes were reopened just after 7 a.m.
The incident marked the fourth auto-related fatality in the Las Vegas valley in the last four days. A total of two motorcyclist lost their lives in separate incidents over the weekend.
Las Vegas Metro police also continue to investigate a DUI crash that resulted in a 33-year-old driver's death. Shauna Miller, 26, was charged in connection to the early Saturday crash on Spring Mountain Road.
Stay tuned to FOX5 for the latest on this developing story.
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