38-Year-Old Victim Fatally Struck in Rollover Accident near Sahara Avenue

LAS VEGAS, NV (February 15, 2022) Paul Ortega was killed early Wednesday morning, in a deadly rollover crash on Boulder Highway.

The collision happened on the southbound lanes of the road near Sahara Avenue, around 6:00 a.m. Emergency crews responded to the scene shortly after.

Per reports, the driver of 2010 Ford Focus was traveling at a high rate of speed and veered off side of the road. Consequently, the vehicle slammed into a concrete median, pushing the car across all three lanes before rolling over onto a concrete wall.

Medics arrived and pronounced 38-year-old Paul Ortega dead on the scene. Meanwhile, medics brought the front seat passenger to a local hospital with moderate injuries.

Meanwhile, the crash prompted the closure in the southbound lanes of Boulder Highway for several hours.

The driver’s death marks the 12th traffic-related fatality in the LVMPD’s jurisdiction this year.


The team at Sweet James sends out their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of Paul Ortega during this time.


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