11 taken to hospital after car hits crowd on Vegas Strip
By WRCB Staff
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Authorities say 11 adults were taken to a trauma center after a car ran into pedestrians Sunday night on the Las Vegas Strip.
Danita Cohen, spokeswoman for University Medical Center in Las Vegas, says the crash victims were brought to its trauma center. No conditions were immediately available.
KSNV-TV says the crash occurred in front of the Paris Hotel & Casino and Planet Hollywood Las Vegas Resort & Casino on South Las Vegas Boulevard, north of Harmon Avenue. The crash took place about 6 p.m. The Miss Universe pageant was being held at the Planet Hollywood at the time of the crash.
The station says a woman, the alleged driver in the crash, is undergoing a field sobriety test. Multiple police and fire trucks are at the scene.
KSNV says the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department has closed Las Vegas Boulevard between Harmon and Flamingo Road.
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