Suspect arrested after Las Vegas DUI hit-and-run crash injures pedestrian

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Published: Sep. 19, 2023 at 7:27 PM PDT
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LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - Las Vegas police are still investigating after a car struck and injured a pedestrian on Tuesday afternoon.

According to an LVMPD spokesperson, a vehicle exited a private drive onto S. Valley View Blvd., south of W. Tara Ave., and struck an adult male pedestrian on the sidewalk at approximately 3:07 p.m. The victim was taken to a nearby hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The vehicle, a 2014 Toyota Corolla, fled the scene. The driver and the car were found shortly after the crash. Police said that the driver “displayed signs of impairment” and he was arrested for “DUI and hit-and-run related charges.”

The crash remains under investigation by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s Collision Investigation Section.