1 dead, 37 injured in horrifying accident on Las Vegas strip

At least one person has died and more than 37 have been injured after a car ran down pedestrians on the Las Vegas Strip.

The horrifying incident took place near the hotel and casino where the Miss Universe pageant was being held.

“Over 37 injured in crash on Las Vegas Blvd, one person is confirmed deceased, several still critical. Driver is in custody,” the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department tweeted.


An investigation is underway.

Police warned people to avoid the area and said the strip had been closed to traffic.