1 dead after 3-car suspected DUI crash near Peccole Ranch

Suspected DUI crash near Peccole Ranch on Nov. 24, 2022.
Suspected DUI crash near Peccole Ranch on Nov. 24, 2022.(FOX5)
Published: Nov. 25, 2022 at 6:38 AM PST|Updated: Nov. 25, 2022 at 7:36 AM PST
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LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - One person was killed after a three-car crash near the Peccole Ranch neighborhood in Las Vegas Thursday night.

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police said the crash happened around 10:58 p.m. Nov. 24 on S. Fort Apache Road near Red Hills Road.

According to police, a Nissan Altima was traveling south on Fort Apache when it lost control, going over the centerline and into the path of two other vehicles, a 2004 Pontiac GTO and a 2022 Ford F-150.

The driver of the Pontiac was taken to University Medical Center, where she later died. The driver was identified as a 50-year-old woman from Las Vegas by police. Her identity will be released by the Clark County Coroner’s Office once next of kin is notified.

The passenger in the Nissan was taken to UMC with critical injuries, LVMPD said. The three people in the Ford all took themselves to the hospital with minor injuries.

The driver of the Nissan, identified as Tierra Richardson, 23, from Las Vegas, was arrested on suspicion of DUI, LVMPD said.

Northbound and southbound Fort Apache was closed for investigation.