Driver arrested on suspicion of DUI after crash near Washington, Pecos
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - A driver suspected of driving under the influence was critically injured after a crash in the east Las Vegas Valley Tuesday morning, according to Las Vegas Metropolitan Police.
LVMPD said the crash happened around 5:24 a.m. Aug. 2 on Washington Avenue west of Pecos Road. LVMPD said a 2006 Subaru was fleeing an unrelated crash when it lost control, hitting a stop sign, a fire hydrant and a city park wall.
The driver, identified by police as 31-year-old Kevin Enruque Galan, was taken to University Medical Center with critical injuries, LVMPD said. Police said Galan displayed signs of impairment and was placed under arrest for DUI-related charges.
Police said a passenger in the crash suffered moderate injuries but didn’t need to go to the hospital.
Washington was closed in both directions between Mojave Road and Pecos which police investigate the crash.
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