UPDATE (FOX5) -- Two men killed in a crash on Saturday morning were identified by the Clark County coroner on Monday. 

Jacob Wehrung, 30, and Ammiel Sera-Josef, 37, both from Las Vegas, were killed in the crash.

Nevada Highway Patrol on Monday night said about 12:46 a.m. on April 3, a white 2006 Volkswagen Passat was traveling southbound in the northbound fast lane, driven by Wehrung.

A silver 2011 Scion XB, driven by Sera-Josef, was driving northbound on 215 directly ahead of the Passat. The Passat hit the Scion head-on.

This was the 19th fatal crash resulting in 25 fatalities for NHP in 2021.

A GoFundMe was set up for the family of Sera-Josef. "The Sera-Josef family lost their husband, brother, and friend. He lost his life unexpectedly in a car accident. He has left three children, the love of his life, his family, and all of his many friends. Any contribution would help. It would be most appreciated. God bless and Rest In Peace our beloved Ammiel Sera-Josef," the page reads.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.


 

ORIGINAL REPORT: LAS VEGAS (AP) — A car being driven the wrong way on a metro Las Vegas freeway collided head-on with another car, killing both drivers, the Nevada Highway Patrol said.

The wreck occurred early Saturday morning in northbound lanes of the 215 beltway near Far Hills Avenue, the Highway Patrol said.

No identities were released and additional information on circumstances of the wreck wasn’t immediately available.

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