DWI HIT PARADE: District driver Stanley Butler slammed his exotic car into a Las Vegas parking lot, killing passenger in a parked car
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – An impaired driver of an exotic car blasted down a highway in Las Vegas and the impaired driver lost control, and slammed into a parked car, killing a passenger in that car.
Las Vegas Metro Police report that on June 2nd, 2019, at approximately 4:12 a.m., a fatal traffic collision occurred on S. Pecos Drive north of E. Villa Way.
Evidence at the scene and a witness statement indicated a 2000 Toyota Camry was parked in the private parking lot of 3375 E. Tropicana Avenue and a 39-year-old male passenger who occupied the front passenger seat.
Police report that a 2018 McLaren 570S, with a price tag of about $200,000, operated by Stanley Butler, 29, of Washington, D.C., was traveling at a high rate of speed, southbound on S. Pecos Road at E. Tropicana Avenue when Butler lost control of the McLaren and failed to maintain the lane.
The McLaren ran off the road to the right and the rear of the McLaren struck the left side of the Toyota.
Medical personnel responded to the scene they determined the passenger in the Toyota, Joshua David Badell, was determined to be deceased.
Butler and his passenger in the McLaren, Levone Blagburn-Brant, 29, of Temple Hills, Md., were transported to Sunrise Hospital via ambulance. Police say Butler sustained serious injuries and his passenger was deemed to be in critical condition.
Police say that Butler showed signs of impairment and was arrested on DUI and reckless driving charges.
This collision marks the 50th traffic-related fatality in the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s jurisdiction for the year of 2019. The collision remains under investigation by the LVMPD Collision Investigation Section.
This is not an accident! We do not ACCIDENTALLY get into our car after becoming impaired!! We make choices....and this CHOICE killed an innocent person. @LVMPD @DriveSafeNV @LVMPDSEAC pic.twitter.com/ipQVV8JVrQ— LVMPD Traffic Bureau (@LVMPD_Traffic) June 2, 2019