Coroner identifies 2 teenagers killed in central Las Vegas crash


2 teenagers killed in an early Sunday morning crash were identified by the Clark County Coroner’s office.

Alexa Nicole Arana, 18, and Amya Chanel Johnson-Myers, 19, passed away after the lorry they remained in crashed into a second automobile. Two other passengers were listed in vital condition.

Las Vegas authorities reacted to the fatal car crash early Sunday early morning at roughly 1:44 a.m. on West Desert Inn Roadway and Polaris Avenue. Witnesses stated the two vehicles involved were leaving a party.

Witnesses at the scene told cops that a 1999 Ford Crown Victoria was heading east on Desert Inn Roadway in the reactionary lane. A 2017 Nissan Versa was likewise driving in the same direction as the Ford and was simply ahead of the other car in the 3rd travel lane. A witness stated she saw the two cars swerving in and out of the lanes.

The driver of the Nissan made a best turn to head south on Polaris Avenue prior to clashing into the Ford’s left side, Las Vegas cops stated.

Inning accordance with cops, the Nissan then turned and struck a traffic signal pole before both vehicles pulled up at the southeast corner of the crossway.

The 2 teens inside the Nissan were noticable dead at the scene.

3 additional passengers of the Nissan were taken to University Medical Center Trauma with moderate to critical injuries, consisting of a 17-year-old juvenile who was noted an important.

Police recognized the driver of the Nissan as Alex Garcia. Garcia, 18, was reported to have sustained crucial injuries from the accident.

The chauffeur and passengers of the Ford reported no injuries.

Police stated the driver of the Ford, Franswa Bolden, 20, and Garcia did disappoint any signs of suffering.

A witness, who did not want to be determined, stopped to help the victims. “I had seen some people run out of the automobile, I heard individuals weeping and I resemble, ‘This is a problem. This is a headache,'” the witness said. “It was just silent and then once everybody realized what took place and how the vehicles looked. When everyone finally understood exactly what was going on, everybody was sobbing.”

Inning accordance with authorities, these deaths marked the 62nd and 63rd traffic associated casualties in the Las Vegas Metropolitan Cops Department’s jurisdiction for 2018.

This collision remained under investigation by Metro’s Crash Examination Area.

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