Three people injured in southeast valley crash
Three people were hospitalized, one with life-threatening injuries, early Saturday morning after a two-vehicle crash in the southeast valley.
The Metropolitan Police Department said it responded at 1:39 a.m. to East Tropicana Avenue and South Sandhill Road where a pickup truck and car collided.
Police said a Chevrolet Silverado, driven by a man, 24, was traveling east on East Tropicana when it collided with a Ford Focus, which was traveling north on South Sandhill.
The Focus, driven by a man, 22, spun off the roadway and struck a pole.
A passenger in the Focus, who was not wearing a seat belt, was taken to Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center with life-threatening injuries, police said. Police did not provide the passenger’s age and gender.
The Silverado had two passengers, police said — a woman, 33, who had minor injuries, and a man, 28, who was not injured.
The drivers of both vehicles were also taken to Sunrise with minor injuries, police said.
Both showed signs of impairment and were taken to Clark County Detention Center, police said.