LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) – Henderson Police Chief Hollie Chadwick just wrote a letter to the community after four people died over the weekend in Henderson traffic crashes.
The letter talks about serving the community and the partnership the department has with the community. It says police “cannot do anything without our community.” The letter goes on to say police are focused on the safety and well-being of people.
“This past weekend we experienced multiple fatalities on our roadways. We urge all of our residents to slow down, be considerate of each other, and not drive impaired. The loss of life is unbearable, and we must ensure that our community respects each other and keeps our roadways safe,” reads the letter.
Authorities released the names of a mother and her two young sons who were killed in a suspected DUI crash near Lake Mead and Boulder Highway. They are Rebecca Post, 6-year-old Achilles Quintanilla and 5-year-old Leo Post-Quintanilla. Police say the mother and her sons were stopped at a red light when their vehicle was hit by a suspected impaired driver, who was booked into the Henderson Detention Center.
Police say a fourth person, a 52-year-old driver, also died over the weekend. The person crashed at Sunset and Mountain Vista. It is unknown right now if impairment or a medical episode were factors in that crash.
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