Two people were killed and another was injured on Saturday in the Spring Valley area, said Las Vegas Metropolitan Police.

Police stated the crash happened at the intersection of South Fort Apache Road and West Tompkins Avenue on February 1 at around 11:11 a.m.

Witnesses reported that a black 2018 Dodge Challenger was being driven on South Fort Apache Road, north of the intersection. Police said the Dodge, for unknown reasons, wrongly entered the southbound lane and hit a silver 2017 Hyundai Elantra head-on.

Both the passenger and driver of the Hyundai were pronounced dead at the scene. They were identified by the Clark County Coroner’s Office as 69-year-old Barbara Brender and 58-year-old Mariann Quinones.

The 78-year-old driver of the Dodge was in serious condition and taken to University Medical Center.

For LVMPD, these were the 12th and 13th traffic-related fatalities in 2020.

While detectives investigated the scene, the lanes were closed in both directions from Tropicana Avenue to Peace Way.

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