LAS VEGAS, NV – A pedestrian suffered life-threatening injuries in a crash at the intersection of Nellis Boulevard and Boulder Highway in the east Las Vegas valley on Monday morning, according to Las Vegas Metropolitan Police.
The incident occurred around 7:10 a.m., and while initial reports from LVMPD’s Traffic Bureau indicated a fatality, a later update confirmed the pedestrian was transported to Sunrise Hospital with critical injuries.
Details regarding the specific circumstances of the crash remain unavailable at this time. However, police confirmed the driver involved remained on the scene, and impairment is not suspected as a contributing factor.
As a result of the accident, certain sections of Nellis Boulevard and Boulder Highway are currently blocked off, causing traffic delays in the area. Drivers are advised to seek alternative routes or expect significant congestion.
This developing story is ongoing, and further updates will be provided as they become available.
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