Crash that knocked down light pole closes down Lake Mead near Linn


Lake Mead Boulevard was completely closed near Linn Lane after a light pole was knocked down close to the intersection.

The crash has reportedly left five people in the area without power.

The crash took place just after 5 a.m. on Tuesday, and was listed as an injury accident on LVMPD's Traffic Incident page, but the injuries do not appear to be life-threatening.

It appears that the crash may be related to the double homicide near Clark High School.

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Those in East Las Vegas are advised to avoid Lake Mead Boulevard.

No information about the cause of the crash is available.