13th Fatal Collision in Las Vegas (Fixed Object)

Type of Accident

Vehicle Vs. Fixed Object

Summary of the Accident

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) reported that the driver of a 2017 Jaguar F-Pace passed away following a serious collision with a reinforced light pole and utility box at approximately 9:09 p.m. on January 30, 2023. The following is a snippet from the official press release from the LVMPD:

“…a single-vehicle collision occurred on West Charleston Boulevard west of South Hualapai Way. Evidence at the scene and witness statements indicated that a 2017 Jaguar F-Pace was traveling eastbound on Charleston in the right travel lane of three (T3). The driver failed to maintain his travel lane and veered to the right. The Jaguar left the road and collided with a reinforced light pole and utility box.

The driver and passenger were both transported to UMC Trauma by ambulance. Despite all life-saving measures, the driver succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at UMC Trauma by medical staff. The passenger sustained moderate injuries from the collision.

The Jaguar driver’s death marks the 13th traffic-related fatality in LVMPD’s jurisdiction for 2023. This collision remains under investigation by the LVMPD’s Collision Investigations Section.”

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