Pedestrian seriously injured in crash near Nellis, Sahara

MGN Online

A pedestrian was taken to a hospital with serious injuries after being struck by a pickup truck Wednesday night in the east valley, according to authorities.

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police say the crash was reported just before 9:20 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, on N. Nellis Boulevard north of E. Sahara Avenue.

Investigators learned a Toyota Tacoma was going north on Nellis when a pedestrian walking across Sahara walked in front of it.

The driver of the Toyota stopped the pickup truck to report the crash. LVMPD says the pedestrian, identified as a 39-year-old man, was outside of a marked crosswalk at the time of the crash.

The pedestrian was taken to UMC, and the crash is under investigation.

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