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Driver dies in fiery overnight crash on North Durango Drive – Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas, Nevada 2021-07-20 11:52:53 –

Las Vegas (KTNV) —Las Vegas police are investigating a fatal accident that occurred early Tuesday morning.

Officers responded to a reported clash between Toyota Rav4 and Toyota Camry at North Durango Drive near Majestic Valley Avenue shortly after 12:45 am.

According to police, the Camry collided with the median strip, got off the road, returned to Durango Drive, and collided with the Rav4, which was traveling in the opposite direction.

Officials say both vehicles turned when they slid north and stopped before the Camry ignited.

The Camry’s 26-year-old driver was unable to escape, recording the 73rd traffic-related death in the jurisdiction of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police in 2021.

The paramedics took a 44-year-old Rav4 driver to the hospital with serious injuries.

The collision remains under investigation by the LVMPD Collision Investigation Section.

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