Las Vegas car crash leaves nine dead, several injured

Nine people were killed and several injured in a six-car accident in northern Las Vegas on Saturday afternoon.

The crash happened just after 3 p.m. local time on Saturday, after police said a Dodge Challenger traveling at “high speed” blew through a red light and crashed into an intersection with several other vehicles, Alexander Cuevas, North Las public information officer. Vegas said at a press conference.

Cuevas said at least 15 people were involved in the crash.

North Las Vegas Public Information Officer Alexander Cuevas informs the media after the deadly crash.
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The ages of the dead ranged from young children to middle-aged adults, police said.

The driver of the Dodge Dart is one of the dead.

Police said disability from drugs or alcohol is not currently suspected as a factor in the collision.

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