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BREAKING NEWS: Car rolls over on southern beltway near Buffalo

LAS VEGAS -- Nevada Highway Patrol are investigating a serious crash on the southern beltway near Buffalo Drive.

According to troopers, the crash happened just before 5 p.m. Wednesday, when one car rolled over. The driver was taken to St. Rose San Martin in critical condition. 

A spokesperson for NHP says the crash was likely caused by a medical episode.





Car hits, critically injures pedestrian

LAS VEGAS -- A 57-year-old man suffered critical injuries Tuesday night, after a car struck him near Flamingo Road and Jones Boulevard.

The accident happened shortly before 9 p.m. Police say the victim was walking across Jones near Fairbanks Road, when a Lexus hit him. Police say the man was not in a marked crosswalk at the time of the accident. Emergency crews took him to University Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

Police, so far, have not arrested the driver of the Lexus.



Driving You Crazy: Four-way stop at Russell and Buffalo

LAS VEGAS - Viewers want to know why crews recently installed a four-way stop at Buffalo Avenue and Russell Road. Many say the four-way stop causes traffic delays.

Traffic officials say a citizen requested a traffic study of this intersection. That study found five crashes occurred there ?last year. That much activity warrants a four-way stop.

Crews installed the four-way stop with red flashers in March. Traffic8 began receiving complaints about the intersection soon after the four-way stop was installed.

??The stop signs are there for now.





BREAKING NEWS: Body found near Windmill and Jones

LAS VEGAS -- Metro Police are investigating a body found behind a bar near Windmill Lane and Jones Boulevard.

According to police, dispatchers were called about a dead woman in the back parking lot of a Dotty's Casino near the intersection at around 11:45 a.m. Monday.

There is no word on the cause of death, but police are investigating it as a possible suicide.

Metro investigating body found along Blue Diamond Rd.

LAS VEGAS -- Metro Police are investigating a body found in a ditch along Blue Diamond Road.

According to police, dispatchers received a call at around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday from someone who was walking a dog and found the body in a ditch near the intersection of Buffalo Drive and Blue Diamond Road.

Metro's Violent Crimes division and crime scene investigators are on their way to the scene. Homicide detectives have been notified.

Shelby factory celebrating birthday of American-muscle car

LAS VEGAS -- At a time where manufacturing in this country is running on empty, Las Vegas will be home to a celebration of an iconic American-made muscle car.

The Ford Mustang is celebrating its 50th birthday at the new Shelby factory just south of the Las Vegas Strip.

It is factory. It is a museum, and it brings out the motorheads from all over the country. For some people, these cars are the only way to drive. Some 2,000 miles from the motor city, factory workers break a sweat over these cars.

Cars that have $100,000 engines and cherry paint jobs. As if the enormous price tag was not enough pressure, they work under the close watch of Shelby fanatics.

"I don't think they even really notice. Most of these guys out here have been in front of the public before because we've given tours of the shop before," Shelby employee Jeremy Roberts said.

These touring teams often talk in a coded twang.

Parents: Busy SW intersection putting kids at risk

Bridge construction at Rainbow Blvd. and Cactus Ave.

LAS VEGAS -- The Mountain's Edge and Southern Highlands areas in the southwest part of the Las Vegas valley may be connected by the end of the year.

Construction to build a new bridge near the intersection of Rainbow Boulevard and Cactus Avenue kicked off Thursday. The bridge will help drivers travel more directly between the neighborhoods.

Country Cafe is located in Mountain's Edge. The owner says he thought the bridge was going to be built when he opened about five years ago.

After some frustrating years, he is happy the project is moving forward.

"With this bridge going through, I think it will definitely increase business tremendously, double, triple, if not more," owner Jason Sturtz said.

The bridge project is expected to be finished in December.

Some parents say the bridge is a start, for improvements to that area but it's not enough to keep kids safe.