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Hit-and-Run Driver Leaves Man Critically Injured in Las Vegas

By TheNevadaGlobeStaff, May 6, 2024 2:28 pm

A man is fighting for his life after being struck by a car in a hit-and-run crash early Sunday morning in Las Vegas.

Sleeping Man Struck in Makeshift Camp

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) reported that the incident occurred around 1:56 AM near South Sandhill Road and East Hawaii Avenue. Investigators determined that a 63-year-old man was sleeping inside a makeshift tent in a desert area on the east side of Sandhill Road when a 2012 Chevrolet Cruze LS veered off the road and struck him.

Bystanders Attempt to Apprehend Driver

According to police, the Chevrolet initially stopped at a business located north of the crash site. Witnesses confronted the driver and passenger, urging them to stay until police arrived. However, both occupants disregarded these pleas, fleeing the scene on foot after abandoning the vehicle nearby.

Critically Injured Victim Transported to Hospital

The critically injured man was transported to the University Medical Center’s Trauma Unit. As of now, he remains in critical condition.

Police Seek Public’s Help

The LVMPD’s Collision Investigation Section is actively investigating the crash and seeking information from the public. Anyone with details regarding the incident is urged to contact the LVMPD at (702) 828-3786. Anonymous tips can be submitted to Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555, online at www.crimestoppersofNV.com, or through the mobile app “P3.”

Credits: Fox5Vegas

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