RTC bus driver accused of DUI in fatal east Las Vegas crash

An RTC bus driver was accused of DUI in a fatal Friday afternoon crash in the east Las Vegas Valley.
Published: Nov. 17, 2023 at 4:22 PM PST
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LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - Las Vegas police responded after a bicyclists who was killed on Friday afternoon in a crash involving an RTC bus.

According to a police report, officers responded at approximately 2:56 p.m. to the intersection of E. Tropicana Ave. and S. Nellis Blvd. Police suspect that the RTC bus driver was impaired and was arrested on scene for DUI and traffic-related charges.

The victim in his 30′s was taken to Sunrise Hospital and declared dead.

An investigation is ongoing and LVMPD says this is the 133rd traffic death in their jurisdiction for 2023.