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Pedestrian struck by motorcycle near downtown Las Vegas
On Monday evening, a pedestrian was critically injured after being struck by a car on Bonanza Road, east of City Parkway in Downtown Las Vegas. According to an incident report, a 2003 Suzuki GSX-R was travelling eastbound in the left-most travel lane when the pedestrian, who was crossing the road outside of a marked crosswalk, was hit. The pedestrian sustained life-threatening injuries and was taken to UMC trauma by ambulance. The driver of the Suzuki remained on the scene and showed no signs of impairment, though they did sustain minor injuries. The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department`s Collision Investigation Section is currently examining the incident.
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February 22, 2023
From 2015 to 2019, the number of pedestrian fatalities and fatal crashes generally increased. A total of 378 fatalities and 368 fatal pedestrian incidents occurred on Nevada roadways.
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