Las Vegas police arrested a 38-year-old man following a suspected DUI crash on Friday evening within the east valley that left one particular person useless.
The crash occurred about 10:40 p.m. at Charleston Boulevard and Honolulu Road, the Metropolitan Police Division mentioned. A 2003 Ford Explorer was touring west on Charleston “at a excessive price of pace” when the driving force ran a purple gentle and struck a 2008 Pontiac G6.
The Pontiac then struck the entrance of a 2006 Chevrolet Uplander that was stopped on the purple gentle, police mentioned. The folks within the Chevrolet have been unhurt, however the Pontiac’s driver was pronounced useless on the scene.
The Ford’s driver, recognized by police as 38-year-old Samson Baughman, ran from the scene however was arrested “shortly thereafter,” police mentioned. He displayed indicators of impairment and was booked into the Clark County Detention Middle.
Baughman faces felony prices of DUI leading to demise, failing to cease on the scene of an accident involving demise or private damage, reckless driving leading to demise or vital bodily hurt, and a misdemeanor cost of driving with a revoked license, courtroom data present.
Additional details about his arrest was not instantly accessible.
The Pontiac driver’s demise marked the twenty fourth traffic-related fatality investigated by Metro this 12 months, police mentioned.