1 dead in crash near Resorts World on the Las Vegas Strip
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - One person was killed after a two-vehicle crash near Resorts World on the Las Vegas Strip.
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police said the crash happened around 1:35 a.m. Thursday in the 3000 block of Las Vegas Boulevard. According to Las Vegas police, evidence at the scene, witness statements and surveillance video indicated that a 2019 Nissan Versa was stopped, facing southbound on Las Vegas Boulevard, north of the intersection with Resorts World, in the only left turn lane.
Police say a 2016 BMW X6 was traveling southbound on Las Vegas Boulevard and was approaching the intersection with Resorts World in the third travel lane of four at a high rate of speed.
According to police, the driver of the Nissan made an abrupt right turn to enter Resorts World, directly into the path of the BMW.
The driver of the Nissan was pronounced deceased on scene, according to police. The driver and passenger of the BMW were both transported to UMC Trauma.
The Clark County Coroner’s Office identified the Nissan driver as 50-year-old Bisheba Gaines.
The 38-year-old driver of the BMW, identified by police as Jamara Williams, displayed signs of impairment and was arrested for DUI-related charges, according to police. She was later booked into the Clark County Detention Center.
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