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Driver arrested after critically injuring bicyclist in west Las Vegas

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LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -

Las Vegas Metro police said they are investigating a crash that left a bicyclist critically injured Sunday night. 

The crash occurred at 10:15 p.m. at Sandstone Bluffs Drive and Homestretch Drive, near Charleston Boulevard and Town Center Drive. 

Police said a bicyclist was traveling north on Sandstone Bluffs Drive at the same time a 2007 Dodge Durango was traveling in the same direction. The Dodge was moving faster than the bicyclist and eventually hit the rear of the bicyclist ejecting the rider. 

The 54-year-old bicyclist was taken to University Medical Center with critical injuries, police said. 

The driver of the Dodge, identified as 46-year-old Candace Brown, failed field sobriety tests and was arrested for driving under the influence with substantial bodily harm. 

An investigation into the crash is ongoing. 

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