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Women Dies After Accident Involving Ambulance

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is investigating a fatal accident involving a ambulance which occurred Sunday evening at the intersection on Las Vegas Boulevard and Bridger Avenue.

According to Metro, the ambulance was traveling northbound on Las Vegas Boulevard in far left travel lane and the driver of the Pontiac Vibe was traveling eastbound in the left travel lane when both entered the intersection at the same time.

The front of the ambulance struck the side of the Pontiac driving both vehicles into the northeast corner of the intersection. The driver and passenger of the ambulance were treated on scene with minor injuries. The 52-year-old male driver of the Pontiac was transported to UMC Hospital with minor injuries. The passenger was transported to UMC and was listed in critical condition. The rear passenger of the Pontiac, a 66-year-old female  was pronounced dead at the UMC.

According to a Metro Watch Commander on scene, it is believed the ambulance had both lights and sirens on when traveling through the intersection. 

As of Sunday evening, no charges had been filed pending the outcome of the investigation by Metro's Accident Investigation unit.


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