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Pedestrian struck in hit-and-run in Las Vegas

Around 8 in the morning Thursday near the intersection of Jones and Carl Ave a pedestrian was struck by a Hyundai Kona. The Vehicle failed to yield to the crosswalk and after hitting the pedestrian fled the scene. The individual struck experienced major injuries and was taken to UMC’s Trauma Center. The police are still looking for this vehicle and at this time no identities have been released of either party.

The Las Vegas metro police have not released any more information at this time.

October 6, 2022

Over 40 people have been killed in Las Vegas this year alone just walking across the streets. The number of injuries are countless and increasing by as much as 35% over the past few years.

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Help in a Crisis

Following a traumatic event, people often feel helpless, confused, and experience emotional shock. They are confronted with a situation for which they are totally unprepared.

Often there is no one available in the immediate aftermath of a tragedy to guide the victims through these difficult hours. The TIP volunteer provides this necessary temporary support until persons involved in the crisis are able to depend on family, friends, neighbors, and other resources in the community.