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Major DUI Crash on North Walnut Road Kills 15-Year-Old Boy

LAS VEGAS, NV (September 17, 2021) – One arrested after a DUI crash on North Walnut Road claimed the life of a 15-year-old boy.

The accident happened around 7:06 a.m., near North Walnut Road and Lake Mead Boulevard in the northeast valley.

According to Las Vegas police, both a Toyota and a Ford ran a red light and proceeded to collide in the intersection.

Furthermore the driver of the Ford, a 57-year-old man, showed signs of impairment. However he did remain on the scene to wait for emergency crews.

Responding medics declared the 15-year-old passenger of the Toyota dead at the scene, while the 19-year-old driver of the vehicle sustained moderate injuries.

Ultimately, officials are withholding the victims’ names at this time.

Driving under the influence is one of the most dangerous things you can do as a driver. If you find yourself unable to safely drive, you can always contact a Lyft or Uber instead.


The Sweet James team would like to offer their sincere condolences to the loved ones of the deceased. May you find comfort and strength during this time.


It is important to have strong legal representation on your side when injured in a head-on crash. Reach out to the wrongful death attorneys at Sweet James today. With 20 years of experience in the field, they know what it takes to help you win your case. Call them at (800) 975-3435 for a free and confidential case evaluation. You can reach them 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat. Lastly, click here to request a police report.

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LA Weekly