Las Vegas Police Officers Recognized for Helping Young Girls After Crash

Two Las Vegas police officers were recognized Jan. 16 for helping two girls who were badly injured during a crash.

Officers Troy Benson and Chris Kohntopp found 5 people injured during the incident.

Two girls were reportedly ejected from the vehicle involved in the crash. A 14-year-old girl had a head injury and the 12-year-old girl was suffering from a partial amputation.

Officer Benson applied a tourniquet to stop the bleeding.

They were recognized during a meeting of the Clark County Commission Tuesday.