At least 1 dead, 7 critical in Vegas Strip crash

Posted at 7:00 PM, Dec 20, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-21 00:09:06-05

Las Vegas Police officials said that 37 people were hit when car runs onto strip sidewalk. Officials said that one person has been killed, 7 others are in critical condition.

Vegas Police officials said that the woman who caused the crash is in custody. 

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.

Authorities said that 11 adults were taken to a trauma center after a car ran into pedestrians, according to the Associated Press. 

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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.

This is a developing story.