32-Year-Old Man Killed in DUI Head-On Collision on Tomiyaus Lane

LAS VEGAS, NV (July 3, 2023) – Late Tuesday morning, Francisco Romero-Padilla was killed in a DUI accident on Warm Springs Road.

Officers responded to the scene around 11:42 a.m., near the intersection of Warm Springs Road and Tomiyaus Lane.

For DUI related reasons, the driver of a 2016 Ford F150 was traveling west on Warm Springs Road and crossed into the eastbound lanes. There, the Ford collided head-on with a 2016 Nissan NV200 van.

Despite life-saving efforts, medics pronounced the Nissan driver, 32-year-old Romero-Padilla dead at the scene.

The Ford driver, later identified as 22-year-old Raul Gonzalez, displayed signs of impairment and sustained minor injuries. Gonzalez was detained and is now facing DUI charges.

At this time, an active investigation to determine further information is still currently underway. Once available, more details will be provided.

No words can express the sorrow felt in a delicate moment like this. The team at Sweet James sends their sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Francisco Romero-Padilla.

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