Las Vegas police: Suspected drunk driver hit 9 vehicles, killed 2 bicyclists Friday
UPDATE (Nov. 9) -- Las Vegas police say a second bicyclist has died after a crash last Friday evening.
Police said a suspected drunk driver had struck 9 vehicles and two bicyclists, killing one of the bicyclists on scene.
In a news release, Las Vegas police said they were notified by the Clark County Coroner’s office on Nov. 9 that the second bicyclist had succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at Sunrise Hospital.
The Clark County Coroner’s Office identified the bicyclists who died as Karina Del Carmen Lopez, 37, and Antonio Marcos Zabala, 36.
Original story continues below.
UPDATE - 9:30 P.M.
Police say one person is dead and a suspected drunk driver has serious injuries after a crash involving pedestrians and multiple cars near Flamingo Road and Maryland Parkway.
Police say the driver struck one vehicle and two bicyclists before hitting 9 more vehicles near that intersection.
Police say one of the bicyclists died at the scene.
The other one was taken to the hospital in serious condition.
Flamingo is still closed between Maryland and University Center while police investigate.
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - Las Vegas police are investigating a deadly crash involving multiple vehicles and pedestrians near Flamingo Road and Maryland Parkway just after 5:30 Friday evening.
Police tell FOX5 those involved have been transported to a local hospital with serious injuries.
According to police, one pedestrian died on scene.
Police currently have eastbound Flamingo shut down in both directions from Maryland Parkway to University Center. Police say there are no road closures on Maryland Parkway however you cannot turn west onto E. Flamingo and traffic is backed up.
Police say these closures will remain in place for the next several hours.
This is developing. Check back for updates.
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