Raiders wide receiver Henry Ruggs was involved in a fiery DUI crash early Tuesday in Las Vegas that left one person dead, according to police.
Ruggs, 22, is expected to be charged with DUI resulting in death in connection with the crash, the Metropolitan Police Department said.
“We are devastated by the loss of life and our thoughts and prayers go out to the victim’s family,” the Raiders said late Tuesday morning in a statement. “We are in the process of gathering information and will have no further comment at this time.”
As of late Tuesday morning, Ruggs and a female passenger inside his Chevrolet Corvette were hospitalized at University Medical Center with survivable injuries.
According to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, officers “responded to a traffic collision near the intersection of South Rainbow Boulevard and South Spring Valley Parkway, involving a Chevrolet Corvette and a Toyota Rav4. Responding officers located the Toyota on fire. Fire department personnel responded and located a deceased woman inside the Toyota. The preliminary investigation indicates the front of the Chevrolet collided with the rear of the Toyota.
LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Henry Ruggs III was involved in a deadly crash in west Las Vegas Tuesday morning. The 22-year-old will face criminal charges, according to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.
Police first reported the crash at about 3:40 a.m. at the intersection of Rainbow Boulevard and Spring Valley Parkway.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Raiders wide receiver Henry Ruggs III is facing a driving under the influence charge after a fiery vehicle crash early Tuesday in Las Vegas that left a woman dead and Ruggs and his female passenger injured, authorities said.
According to police, Ruggs was driving a Chevrolet Corvette a little before 3:40 a.m. when it crashed into the rear of a Toyota Rav4 on a busy thoroughfare in a residential area several miles west of the Las Vegas Strip.
Raiders’ Henry Ruggs charged with DUI ‘resulting in death’ after 1 person killed in fiery car crash: police
Las Vegas Raiders second-year wide receiver Henry Ruggs III was charged with a DUI resulting in death after being involved in a serious car accident in Las Vegas early Tuesday, according to law enforcement.
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department released a statement confirming that Ruggs, 22, was driving the Chevrolet Corvette that was involved in a crash near the intersection of South Rainbow Boulevard and South Spring Valley Parkway just before 3:40 a.m.
Raiders’ wide receiver Henry Ruggs III was involved in a car accident early on Tuesday morning, according to TMZ. The report from the site says that the 22-year old receiver was involved in a wreck in the Las Vega area around 3:40 AM on Tuesday.