LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- North Las Vegas police say a man has been arrested on DUI charges after a three-vehicle crash that resulted in two kids being seriously hurt Thursday evening.

Julian Valdiviaf, 22, has been arrested by Las Vegas Metropolitan Police and booked in the Clark County Detention Center, according to PIO Alexander Cuevas with NLVPD. 

Julian Valdiviaf CCDC

Julian Valdiviaf (courtesy LVMPD)

According police, the crash happened near the intersection of East Cheyenne and North Pecos Road around around 7:55 p.m.

A red Chevy Silverado truck was going southbound on Pecos Road at a high rate of speed and collided with a Nissan SUV, police said. When the two vehicles crashed, they simultaneously struck a silver Ford Focus.

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Both occupants in the Silverado truck suffered injuries and were transported to University Medical Center, police said

The occupants inside the Nissan SUV were also injured, according police. Two children, a 1-year-old and a 4-year-old suffered serious injuries. The woman driving with kids had minor injuries.

NLVPD Officer Alexander Cuevas said as of Sept. 28 afternoon, the 1-year-old was released from UMC hospital. The 4-year-old is now considered stable. 

The occupants in the Ford Focus remained at the crash scene and were not injured, according to police.

DUI and speed are considered factors in the crash, police said. The driver of the Silverado was arrested for suspicion of DUI. Cuevas said the suspect was also hospitalized for minor injuries.

The intersection of East Cheyenne and North Pecos Road was closed while police conducted their investigation.

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1 less guy hanging out at homie depot looking for a day yob doing landscaping work today,must’ve really had a long day and really put away the booze !

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