64-year-old woman killed in Las Vegas head-on collision; DUI driver arrested

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64-year-old woman killed in Las Vegas head-on collision

A 27-year old Alejandro Carrion of Las Vegas has been arrested following a head-on collision that claimed the life of a  64-year-old woman that occurred in the northern part of the Las Vegas valley.

The deadly accident happened on Monday, September 6, 2021 around 7:30 a.m. just before Gilcrease Orchard.

Investigation revealed that one vehicle was travelling eastbound while the other vehicle was travelling westbound  when for unknown reasons both vehicles crashed head-on with other.

64-year-old woman who was driver of one of the vehicles succumbed to injuries suffered at the scene of the crash while the other driver was taken to the hospital with moderate injuries.

Carrion who was accused of causing the collision was arrested for driving under influence charges. He was later transferred to to the Clark County Detention Center.

The crash remains under investigation.