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Driver arrested after crash in downtown Vegas

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A pick-up driver was charged with driving under the influence after a crash in downtown Las Vegas Wednesday.

According to Las Vegas Metro police, the incident happened after 2 p.m. in the area of Bonanza Road and N. City Parkway.

Citing witness statements and evidence at the scene, police said 44-year-old Thaddeus James was behind the wheel of a Chevy pick-up truck that was attempting a left turn from westbound Bonanza to southbound City Parkway.

James's vehicle was struck by an eastbound Nissan Altima at the intersection, police said.

James and the two people in the Altima were taken to University Medical Center. Police said the two drivers sustained minor injuries while a passenger in the Altima suffered serious injuries.

James was transported to Clark County Detention Center after being released from the hospital.

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