1 dead, another injured in suspected DUI crash near Lake Mead, Nellis

Published: Nov. 8, 2022 at 11:35 PM PST
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LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is investigating a deadly crash involving two pedestrians and a car that occurred just before 8:15 p.m. Tuesday evening near Lake Mead and Nellis Boulevard.

Police tell FOX5 two pedestrians were crossing in the 1600 block of Nellis when they were hit by a car traveling northbound.

1 dead, another injured in suspected DUI crash near Lake Mead, Nellis
1 dead, another injured in suspected DUI crash near Lake Mead, Nellis(Kirk McLemore/FOX5)
1 dead, another injured in suspected DUI crash near Lake Mead, Nellis
1 dead, another injured in suspected DUI crash near Lake Mead, Nellis(Kirk McLemore/FOX5)
1 dead, another injured in suspected DUI crash near Lake Mead, Nellis
1 dead, another injured in suspected DUI crash near Lake Mead, Nellis(Kirk McLemore/FOX5)

One pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene while the other was transported to the hospital in critical condition.

Impairment was suspected on the part of the driver according to a preliminary investigation from Las Vegas police.

Police say lane restrictions are currently in place on Nellis.

Check back for updates.