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Fatal accident involving motorcycle, limousine closes Las Vegas Boulevard

Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017|7:10 p.m.

City Authorities are examining a fatal crash in between a bike and a limousine on Las Vegas Boulevard, just south of the Strip, according to Lt. Patricia Cervantes.

First responders were dispatched about 5:15 p.m. to the northbound lanes of Las Vegas Boulevard at Russell Roadway, inning accordance with Cervantes and dispatch logs.

Las Vegas Boulevard was shut down in both instructions from Sundown Road to Russell, inning accordance with the Regional Transport Commission of Southern Nevada.

Further details were not instantly available.

3 apprehended in staged vehicle accident plan

Amanda Miller Sophia Nicholas Barbara Miller Three women have been detained in connection to exactly what authorities are calling” staged mishap scenes “where the suspects would phony having their cars hit, have motorists pull over, and steal products from the unsuspecting victims, inning accordance with City Authorities.

In some of the more than 35 occurrences the suspects have been connected to, the victims likewise had money extorted from them, police said.

Barbara Miller, 38, Amanda Miller, 19, and Sophia Nicholas, 28, were detained on Aug. 13 and booked at the Clark County Detention Center, cops stated.

Police started receiving reports in December. Inning accordance with authorities, 3 to 5 suspects in a car would pull next to drivers and have them pull over.

Once they stopped, the suspects would state that they had been struck and had to exchange insurance info, police said.

While this was going on, at least one suspect would take valuable items from the victims’ cars, authorities stated. Other events included the suspects damaging the victims’ lorries while they were sidetracked.

In other circumstances, the suspects would reveal previous damage to their vehicles and would obtain loan from the victims as an “on the area” settlement, or the victims were pushed into owning the suspects to another location to obtain money.

The three women stayed booked this afternoon at the detention center on various counts.

The Millers are dealing with burglary-related charges, while Nicholas is dealing with conspiracy and theft charges, jail logs show.

Detectives think that at least three other suspects were involved, but they have not recognized them, police stated. They have actually used a 2016 dark Nissan Versa, a 2007 white Dodge Battery charger, a blue Ford Mustang and a tan Toyota Sequoia.

Anybody with more info is asked to call authorities at 702- 828-2640. To stay anonymous, contact Criminal activity Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or crimestoppersofnv.com

7 Navy team missing, skipper hurt after accident off Japan

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AP The damage of the best side of the USS Fitzgerald is seen off Shimoda, Shizuoka prefecture, Japan, after the Navy destroyer hit a merchant ship, Saturday, June 17, 2017. The U.S. Navy says the USS Fitzgerald suffered damage listed below the water line on its starboard side after it hit a Philippine-flagged merchant ship.

Friday, June 16, 2017|9 p.m.

TOKYO– 7 Navy sailors were missing out on and a minimum of 2, including the captain, were injured after a U.S. destroyer collided with a merchant ship off the coast of Japan before dawn Saturday, the United States Navy and Japanese coast guard reported.

Video from the Japanese TELEVISION network NHK showed heavy damage to the mid-right side of the USS Fitzgerald and an individual in a stretcher being lifted to a helicopter.

The very first, Cmdr. Bryce Benson, was required to the United States Naval Healthcare facility in Yokosuka and was in stable condition, the U.S. 7th Fleet said in a declaration. It stated another injured person was being evacuated however provided no additional details on the crew’s injuries. Others hurt in the crash were being evaluated, it stated.

The Fitzgerald had actually limited propulsion after suffering damage on the starboard side below the water line and a U.S. defense authorities said there was flooding in three compartments. It wasn’t clear yet what caused the nighttime collision between the destroyer and the container ship four times its size. The majority of the more than 200 sailors would have been asleep in their berthings, some of which were apparently flooded.

The Navy, Japanese maritime defense vessels and the coast guard were working to stabilize the destroyer as it went to coast, said Navy chief Adm. John Richardson.

The Navy said that the accident happened 56 nautical miles (103 kilometers) southwest of Yokosuka, which is the home of the 7th Fleet. Video showed the damaged ship moving slowly in calm seas, flanked by a tugboat.

“Right now we are concentrated on 2 things: the safety of the ship and the wellness of the sailors,” said Adm. Scott Swift, leader of the U.S. Pacific Fleet.

The Japan coast guard stated it received an emergency call from a Philippine-registered container ship ACX Crystal around 2:20 a.m. (1720 GMT Friday) that it had hit the Fitzgerald southwest of Yokusuka, Japan.

Relatives of team members were waiting for news of their enjoyed ones.

“Naturally we’re nervous and terrified and just praying,” Rita Schrimsher stated by telephone from Athens, Alabama.

Her grandson Jackson Schrimsher is a 23-year-old sailor aboard the Fitzgerald. She stated she last communicated with him via Facebook messenger on Wednesday.

Takeshi Aikawa of the Japan coast guard stated that so far no damage or injuries were reported on the container ship, he said. NHK reported that the merchant ship had scratches on the left side of its bow.

The Philippine ship is 29,060 heaps and is 222 meters (730 feet) long, the coast guard stated.

The fleet said the USS Dewey, medical support, Navy tugs and marine airplane were dispatched. The Japan coast guard dispatched five patrol ships and an airplane bring medics to the site for search and rescue operations.

The Navy’s Pacific Fleet stated the extent of damage to the Fitzgerald was being determined and the incident was under examination.

Motorist demanded fatal accident involving motorbike

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A motorcyclist was killed in a consumes valley traffic accident on Saturday night.

Lt. Kendall Bell with Las Vegas Metro cops stated the call was available in just after 10 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of Charleston Boulevard and Sacramento Drive.

A Hummer H2 was turning left from westbound Charleston onto Sacramento and hit the motorbike that was taking a trip eastbound. Both riders were thrown from the motorbike.

The motorcycle rider was pronounced dead on scene and the passenger was transported to University Medical Center in important condition.

The male driving the Hummer left the scene on foot while the passenger stayed on scene. Police described the driver as a Hispanic male with short hair.

Any individual with information on this mishap is urged to get in touch with LVMPD or continue to be confidential by calling Criminal offense Stoppers at -LRB-702-RRB-385-5555.

The Clark County Coroner’s Workplace will launch the identity of the bike rider when family has actually been informed. This was the 81st traffic-related casualty in City’s jurisdiction for this year.

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Overnight accident in northwest kills scooter rider


LAS VEGAS (FOX5) –

Las Vegas City authorities responded to a mishap just before 1 a.m. Saturday that eliminated a scooter rider.

Witnesses told authorities that a scooter was going north on Tenaya Method approaching Centennial Parkway. The scooter began to make its method to the ideal side of left side of the road and crossed the path of a Jeep Cherokee that was likewise going north.

The Cherokee hit the scooter and the rider was thrown from the scooter. The male driving the Jeep stopped and called 9-1-1.

The rider was carried to University Medical Center and pronounced dead after arrival by reacting medical personnel.

This is the 80th traffic-related death in Metro’s jurisdiction for this year.

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Zion climber passes away in accident

A 50-year-old Utah guy died in a canyoneering mishap in Zion National Park on Friday.

The male, recognized by park officials as Christian Louis Johnson, was discovered dead about 7:20 p.m. by a search and rescue group in Not Imlay Canyon, a park release stated Saturday.

Johnson was hiking the side canyon of Imlay Canyon with his husband and two other individuals, when the accident happened on the first rappel, the release said.

The couple, from Saint George, Utah, had been canyoneering together since 2010, and this was their 2nd see to Not Imlay.

The Washington County Sheriff’s Workplace and Zion National Park are investigating the death.

Contact Kimberly De La Cruz at kdelacruz@reviewjournal.com!.?.! or 702-383-0381. Find her on Twitter: @KimberlyinLV

Accident in northwest seriously hurts motorist

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LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -.

Cops say early morning accident in northwest valley seriously hurts driver.

Las Vegas Metro Authorities reacted to a single-vehicle accident on Durango Drive simply north of Tropical Parkway just after 3 a.m. Saturday. A female driving a Toyota Corolla struck the center mean followed by a 30-foot palm tree.

The motorist was ejected as the vehicle spun out and far from the palm tree. The lady was transferred to University Medical Center with critical injuries.

Detectives are looking into why the female lost control of the automobile.

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Overnight accident leaves pedestrian in critical condition

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LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -.

Las Vegas Metro cops reacted to an accident involving a pickup and a pedestrian early Sunday.

Officials state a pickup struck a male at 1:48 a.m. at the Decatur Boulevard and Charleston Boulevard crossway. The truck was going north on Decatur and crossed the crossway on a green light when it hit a guy who was crossing Charleston against a “Do Not Walk” sign.

The truck motorist continued to be on the scene but was apprehended after failing field sobriety tests. The pedestrian was transported to UMC with life-threatening injuries and was listed in important condition.

LVMPD’s Mishap Examination Section is investigating the accident.

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Enrique Iglesias says hand improving ‘gradually’ after accident

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In this image offered by Francis Ramsden, Enrique Iglesias gets hold of a drone onstage throughout a concert in Tijuana, Mexico, on Saturday, May 30, 2015. An agent for the singer stated in a statement to The Associated Press that Iglesias was “semi-treated” offstage after his fingers were sliced when he got hold of the drone. During live programs, Iglesias sometimes grabs a drone to reveal the audience a “point-of-view” angle.

Friday, June 5, 2015|7:50 p.m.

NEW YORK– With an image flashing a red “Thank You!” composed in the palm of his unscathed hand, Enrique Iglesias thanked his fans on Instagram for their support while he recovers from his current finger-slicing mishap.

“Wished to do something special to thank all you guys for your love and support today. Leave your questions on this post!” composed the Spanish sweetheart.

Hundreds of fans, mainly ladies composing in Spanish, right away flooded the post with great wishes and questions like, “When are you resuming your trip?”

“My hand is improving little by little,” he replied to an admirer in Spanish. “I am going to Mexico at the start of July, so see you there!”

Iglesias sliced his fingers when getting hold of a drone at a show in Tijuana, Mexico, last weekend.