Demetrious Armond Burgess, 44, dead following collision where allegedly DUI and speeding driver runs red light, causes three-vehicle crash and flees the scene at Charleston Boulevard and Honolulu Street in Las Vegas, Nevada

Modified Date: 
Mon, 04/05/2021 - 3:35am
Accident Date: 
Friday, March 26, 2021

Suspected DUI crash kills 1 in east Las Vegas Valley

The Pontiac then struck the front of a 2006 Chevrolet Uplander that was stopped at the red light, police said. The people in the Chevrolet were unharmed, but the Pontiac’s driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

UPDATE: Coroner identifies victim in fatal hit-and-run crash; driver arrested for DUI

Medical crews arrived and pronounced Burgess dead on scene. The driver of the Explorer fled the scene on foot, but was quickly taken into custody by Metro Police.

Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Samson Baughman
Demetrious Armond Burgess

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