Metro police block of a street in southeast Las Vegas after a crash. (Source: Krista Kidd)
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -
One person was critically injured when a lift truck they were using was hit by a vehicle in southeast Las Vegas on Friday.
The crash happened at 12:22 p.m. at 3700 E. Crellin Circle, near the intersection of South Sandhill Road and East Russell Road.
A spokesperson for Las Vegas Metro police said the man was in the basket of the lift truck when it was hit by another truck. The man was taken to Sunrise Hospital in critical condition, according to the spokesperson.
Jennifer Schuricht, spokeswoman for NV Energy, said the man was a contractor and doing tree-trimming work for the utility company.
Stay with FOX5 and fox5vegas.com for the latest on this developing story.
Monday, July 28 2014 1:54 AM EDT2014-07-28 05:54:28 GMT
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