在“道奇闯红灯”后,拉斯维加斯车祸中至少有九人死亡’

AT least nine people including a young child are dead and several more are in hospital after a horror road crash in Las Vegas.

Reports said a Dodge Challenger ran through a red light and caused a pile-up involving five other cars.

Investigators at the scene of the horror pile-up in North Las Vegas last night

Investigators at the scene of the horror pile-up in North Las Vegas last night信用: news3lv.com

North Las Vegas Police said a total of 18 people were involved in the deadly smash just after 3pm local time on Saturday.

Last night five people were reported dead, rising to nine by early today.

The ages of those killed range from very young to middle-aged.

At least one of the injured was said to be in a critical condition.

Police said the Dodge heading north on Commerce Street ran a red light at the intersection with Cheyenne Avenue.

It hit several other vehicles. Investigators confirmed they believespeed was a factor”.

The Dodge driver was among the dead, reports KTNV.

NLVPD Officer Alexander Cuevas called it achaotic event.

“We have not seen a mass casualty traffic collision like this before,“ 他说.

The tragedy comes just two weeks after four people were killed in a multi-car smash 在拉斯维加斯.

That was caused by a Cadillac driver going the wrong way in the dark on Interstate-15, 警方说.

Police said 'speed was a factor' in the six-car smash sparked by a Dodge running a red light

Police said ‘speed was a factorin the six-car smash sparked by a Dodge running a red light信用: ktnv.com