One person received injuries after being struck by a vehicle Monday night near the Las Vegas Strip.
As per the initial information, officers immediately responded to the area of Joe W. Brown Drive and Sahara Avenue at about 5:48 p.m. on Jan. 3 after getting reports of a hit-and-run accident. The early reports indicated that a man was hit by a large vehicle that fled the scene.
The pedestrian was transported to the hospital with significant injuries. According to eyewitnesses, the large vehicle is described as a SUV or “box-like” truck. Sahara Avenue was shut down to westbound traffic, however eastbound traffic is open. Authorities asked motorist to avoid the area during investigation.
The incident remains under active review.
January 4, 2022