Fatal Crash Closes Stretch Of Decatur Blvd

Two Other Major Trouble Spots On Busy Thursday Morning

Mitch Kelly
July 30, 2020 - 7:39 am
RTC snapshot looking north on Decatur toward Washington

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LAS VEGAS, NV (KXNT) - One person was killed overnight in a hit and run crash near Decatur and Washington.

Police say that a car traveling south on Decatur slammed into a second vehicle, killing the driver of that car, and injuring that car’s passenger. The driver of the first car fled the scene and is still being sought.

Decatur is currently closed between Washington and Vegas Drive.

In a separate incident, NHP reported that a pedestrian fell off the Russell Road overpass over U.S. 95.

Lanes on 95N were closed for a time, but both sides of 95 experienced slowdowns in the area. Lanes on 95N began to open back up around 7:30. 

The circumstances regarding the man's fall haven't been said.

Lastly, a rollover crash closed the I-15 north of Jean for about four hours. It happened around 3:30am. NHP says there were four people in the car, one of whom was critically injured. Traffic was sent off of the Jean exit from 15 North while NHP investigated the wreck.