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Henderson Police

Patrol Division

Traffic Unit - Investigative Detail

Accident Investigations

The officers assigned to the Accident detail handle all fatal and serious injury accidents, officer involved accidents, and hit and run investigations. While not investigating accidents, officers check the complaint log and conduct enforcement activities in the high complaint areas.

In 2010 there were 2,787 traffic collisions recorded within the city of Henderson. Of those recorded collisions, 593 had reported injuries. Included in the injury collisions, eight involved fatalities with a total of nine deaths.

Below is a comparison chart showing a reduction in all accident categories. Most notably, there was a 1 percent reduction in injury accidents, 4 percent overall reduction in total accidents and 2 percent reduction in reports taken.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

401  - Accident
401A - Accident - Hit and Run
401B - Accident with injury
401C - Accident on private property

The majority of collisions in the City of Henderson occur on heavily travelled intersections. Below is a list of those intersections with the number of accidents that occurred in 2010.

Intersection Number of Accidents
Eastern Ave. & St. Rose Pkwy. 95
Lake Mead Pkwy. & Boulder Highway 74
Green Valley Pkwy. & Warm Springs Rd. 68
Eastern Ave. & Horizon Ridge 63
Sunset Rd. & Marks St. 56
Stephanie St. & Sunset Rd. 52
Stephanie St. & Warm Springs Rd. 47
Stephanie St. & American Pacific Dr. 42
Green Valley Pkwy. & Sunset Rd. 38
College Dr. & Horizon Dr. 37
Eastern Ave. & Sunridge Heights 33
Coronado Center Dr. & Eastern Ave. 32
Windmill Pkwy. & Pecos Rd. 30

These intersections will continue to be a primary focus of enforcement efforts of Henderson Traffic Officers as well as enforcement efforts by the Southern Nevada Traffic Task Force.

To report any problems related to traffic, parking or other traffic-enforcement related issues, please submit this form. The Henderson Police Departmentís Traffic Bureau will be processing your request.

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