Three die in Vegas cars gun battle

Las Vegas at night

Three people are dead and at least three are wounded from a gun battle between moving vehicles that ultimately crashed at a busy intersection on the Las Vegas Strip.

Sgt John Sheahan said five vehicles were involved, including a taxi that burst into flames and killed two people today at a busy intersection.

He said people in a Maserati and an SUV were exchanging gunfire before the Maserati hit the taxi.

The Maserati driver, the taxi driver and a taxi passenger were killed.

Three other vehicles were involved in the wreck, but Sgt Sheahan says the SUV was gone when police arrived.

At least three people were taken to hospital, including a passenger from the Maserati.

Sgt Sheahan said more people may be hurt.

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