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Driver arrested after another local child struck while riding his bicycle
Another local youth had been hit by a car while riding their bicycle last week, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department confirmed on Wednesday. Police were investigating the collision, which had been reported at 6:51 a.m. at the intersection off Desert Inn and Cimarron roads. The child had been taken to University Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries. The driver who had hit the child had been taken into custody, police had said, ”as impairment had been suspected at that time.” Members of the public had been asked to avoid the area while the incident had been under investigation.
This had come just a day after a similar collision in the southwest valley had left a local 11-year-old with life-threatening injuries. In that case, police had said the driver had remained at the scene and impairment had not been suspected.
No more information is available at this time.
Jan 31, 2024According to a state report, 72 pedestrians and 14 bicyclists were killed on Clark County roads by the end of 2022.
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