LAS VEGAS- According to authorities, a pedestrian suffered life-threatening injuries in a hit-and-run incident in downtown Las Vegas early Friday morning.
According to Lt. Aaron Lee of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, the collision occurred around 1:53 a.m. at Washington Avenue and Main Street.
LVMPD reported in a statement that a burgundy or red car, described as an older-model sedan with tinted windows and black wheels, was approaching a red light at Main on Washington.
A homeless 40-year-old man crossed the crosswalk on the west side of Main Street to cross Washington from south to north.
The car failed to stop for a red light, colliding with the pedestrian, and then drove east without halting.
The pedestrian was transported to UMC and was listed in critical condition as of Friday morning.
Anyone with information is asked to call the LVMPD’s Collision Investigation Section at (702) 828-3786 or Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555 to remain anonymous.
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