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Impaired driver crashes while driving on wrong side of the street in Las Vegas
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department reported that a 29-year-old had sustained critical injuries after a three-vehicle crash in the southwest valley on Tuesday morning. Police reported that two vehicles, a Chevrolet pickup truck and a Honda SUV, had been traveling northbound on Hualapai Way, north of Diablo Drive, at around 6:51 a.m. The 18-year-old driver of the Chevrolet was driving in the left travel lane of three, while the 43-year-old driver of the Honda was traveling in the right lane. Police reported that the 29-year-old, driving a Tesla, had displayed signs of impairment and had been driving southbound on Hualapai Way north of Diablo Drive in the northbound lanes at a ”high rate of speed” since Tropicana Avenue.
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Aug 24, 2023Speeding was responsible for an average of 30 deaths per day in 2022, resulting in a total of 11,000 traffic-related fatalities. It was a factor in 29 percent of all deaths on Nevada roads that year. This alarming statistic stresses the importance of following speed limits and driving safely.
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