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Hit-and-Run Arrest Update: Vehicle Recovered, Suspect Still at Large

By TheNevadaGlobeStaff, January 30, 2024 1:06 pm

Las Vegas, NV – The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) has clarified information regarding the Sunday hit-and-run crash and subsequent arrest.

Original Information:

  • Initial reports stated a suspect had been apprehended and the vehicle involved in the crash recovered.
  • This information was disseminated on social media but has since been confirmed as inaccurate and removed.

Current Status:

  • Vehicle recovered: LVMPD confirms the black 1992 GMC Sierra pickup truck involved in the crash has been located.
  • Suspect at large: Contrary to earlier reports, the suspect who fled the scene remains at large.
  • Investigation ongoing: LVMPD’s Traffic Bureau is actively investigating the incident and seeking the suspect’s identity and apprehension.

Additional Details:

  • The crash occurred at approximately 3:30 PM on Sunday near the intersection of Lake Mead Boulevard and Tonopah Drive.
  • The victim, a pedestrian crossing Lake Mead in a marked crosswalk, was struck by the vehicle, which then fled without stopping.
  • No further details regarding the arrest or suspect are currently available.

Important Notes:

  • This information is subject to change as the investigation progresses.
  • LVMPD urges anyone with information related to the crash or suspect to contact them immediately at (702) 828-3521 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at (702) 385-5555.

Please share this update to ensure accurate information reaches the community and assist in the apprehension of the suspect.

Credits: News3LV

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