#BREAKING Metro Police confirming in presser that 37 injured so far and 1 confirmed dead.
— NBC KSNV News 3 (@News3LV) December 21, 2015
U/D: (All official info per LVPD Press Conference) Cannot confirm if act of terrorism, accidental, or intentional yet (Msg 2/2) #lasvegas
— Landon Jensen (@LJensenPhoto) December 21, 2015
The incident took place on Las Vegas Boulevard in front of the Paris Hotel & Casino and Planet Hollywood.
The woman had a 3-year-old in the car with her.
Las Vegas police said that the crash might have been “intentional” and that the investigation into the incident is continuing.
A Metro Police spokesperson has confirmed that one person was killed and 37 people were injured, including four critically.
The driver was detained on site and is currently being interviewed and tested for impairment, the spokesperson told reporters. Police are still not aware of a motive or cause for the incident and is investigating “all possibilities.”
#FASTALERT 12/20/2015 6:59PM, Crash on Las Vegas Blvd North/South at Flamingo East Bound, Roadways closed, Use other routes
— RTC Southern Nevada (@RTCSNV) December 21, 2015
Police said the street has been closed to traffic in both directions between Flamingo and Harmon Roads.
At least seven people are in critical condition, said Peter Boffelli, of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.
“This is a huge tragedy that occurred on our strip,” Boffelli said.
Initial reports claimed were more than 20 victims. However, it was not immediately clear if the…