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Las Vegas Strip - Dozens Injured

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This is a breaking story.

Las Vegas Strip closed to traffic, reports of numerous injuries

There are reports of numerous people injured on Las Vegas Boulevard in front of  Planet Hollywood.

Clark County Emergency is reporting the incident as a mass casualty. There are unconfirmed reports of a car going up on a sidewalk and hitting as many as 30 people.

The Las Vegas Strip is closed to traffic in both directions from Harmon Avenue to Flamingo Road.

8 News NOW is working to gather more details and will continue to update this story. 

http://www.lasvegasnow.com/news/las-vegas-strip-closed-to-traffi-reports-of-numerous-injuries

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The Las Vegas Strip is blocked off Sunday evening due to a multiple injury vehicle versus pedestrian crash.

Police said the crash occurred on Las Vegas Boulevard north of Harmon Avenue around 6:40 p.m.

The Strip was closed from Harmon Avenue to Flamingo Road.  In that area was Planet Hollywood hotel-casino, where the Miss Universe pageant was being held Sunday night.

The I-15 ramps to Flamingo Road are also closed.

http://www.ktnv.com/news/las-vegas-strip-blocked-off-for-police-activity

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Before the J's show ended, he mentioned there was a shooting after the crashed happened. Not sure what that is about.

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A vehicle has hit a group of over 20 pedestrians on the sidewalk on the Las Vegas Strip. Unconfirmed reports say there have been multiple deaths, and up to 33 hit.

The crash occurred in front of the Paris Hotel & Casino and Planet Hollywood, and has been listed as a mass casualty.

The woman driving the offending vehicle had a small child with her, and drove away from the scene. She turned herself in to security at the Tuscany Suites & Casino.

http://www.news3lv.com/content/news/local/story/Possible-mass-casualty-on-the-Strip/GEXoNZddn0ebDAhdfzDYPQ.cspx

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3 minutes ago, YourMom2 said:

PARIS Hotel?? There's a mini Eiffel tower...maybe she was confused.

University Medical Center spokeswoman Danita Cohen said men and women were among the 11 adults injured in the incident on the famed Las Vegas Strip. Many of the injured spoke French, indicating that they could have been tourists.

http://news.yahoo.com/las-vegas-police-report-major-accident-near-miss-035936403.html

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The police say 1 dead, 7 critical, 24 injured. They don't know if this is terrorism. They have a woman in custody.

 

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14 minutes ago, CGK said:

The police say 1 dead, 7 critical, 24 injured. They don't know if this is terrorism. They have a woman in custody.

 

Not sure yet, they are downplaying the story. Check out this picture. Initial reports of a shooting first, then she plows into the crowd.

http://i.imgur.com/t6x2vpb.jpg

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5 minutes ago, DarkKnightNomeD said:

Not sure yet, they are downplaying the story. Check out this picture. Initial reports of a shooting first, then she plows into the crowd.

http://i.imgur.com/t6x2vpb.jpg

Yes DK, there were reports of a shooting first. They are totally downplaying that part of the story.

The news people are saying, this is a terrorist tactic used in the Middle East, plow a car into a mob. The police are not commenting on a motive.

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