Updated May 15, 2021 - 10:17 pm
The Nevada Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash Saturday night near east Las Vegas.
#Update fatal crash US95 northbound north of Charleston. All NB traffic is being diverted off at Charleston. Expect major delays and avoid the area. #DriveSafeNV #LivesAreOnTheLine #NHPSoComm pic.twitter.com/O3SZbGxacA
— NHP Southern Command (@NHPSouthernComm) May 16, 2021
A pedestrian was killed in the crash, which was reported on northbound U.S. Highway 95 near East Charleston Boulevard, according to a tweet from Highway Patrol.
The freeway was closed at Charleston, according to the Regional Transportation Commission. U.S. 95 northbound was expected to be closed until sometime early Sunday morning.