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Henderson Police Investigated a Traffic Collision That Resulted in a Delayed Fatality

November 05, 2018
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Henderson, Nev. – Henderson Police investigated a traffic collision that occurred on October 24, 2019 at approximately 8:25 p.m. at the intersection of Warm Springs Road and Valle Verde Drive involving three vehicles.

A 2008 Ford Mustang driven by an unrestrained 53 year old male was travelling eastbound on Warm Springs Road and making a left turn onto northbound Valle Verde Drive on a yellow flashing yield signal. A 2016 Ford Fusion driven by a 28 year old female was travelling westbound on Warm Springs in the #1 travel lane with a steady green signal.  A 2012 Hyundai Elantra being driven by 31 year old female was waiting in the #2 travel lane of southbound Valle Verde at a red signal. The operator of the Ford Mustang failed to yield the right of way to the Ford Fusion resulting in a traffic collision in the intersection. The Ford Mustang spun out of the intersection and struck the 2012 Hyundai Elantra.

The driver of the Ford Mustang was transported to Sunrise Hospital Trauma Center in Las Vegas in critical condition. The driver of the Ford Fusion was treated at the scene for minor injuries.

Traffic was diverted for approximately three and half hours, while fatal accident investigators conducted their investigation.

Additional details are still under investigation.

On November 2, 2019 Henderson Police Fatal Investigators were advised that the driver of the Ford Mustang succumbed to his injuries. His name will be released by the Clark County Coroner’s Office after next of kin notifications.

The crash is being investigated as the eleventh traffic related fatality this year.

Anyone with information in this case is urged to call the Henderson Police Department at 702-267-4911, 3-1-1, or, to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or visit Crime Stoppers website. Tips directly leading to a felony arrest or an indictment processed through Crime Stoppers may result in a cash reward.

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