Las Vegas police: 67-year-old pedestrian hit by car after exiting bus

Crash at Flamingo, Sandhill on Sept. 27, 2023.
Crash at Flamingo, Sandhill on Sept. 27, 2023.(LVACS)
Published: Sep. 27, 2023 at 8:52 AM PDT|Updated: Sep. 27, 2023 at 2:58 PM PDT
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LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - Las Vegas Metropolitan Police said a pedestrian was hit by a car after they got off the bus at a bus stop Wednesday morning.

LVMPD said the crash was reported just before 8 a.m. near E. Flamingo Road and S. Pearl Street, west of Sandhill Road. According to police, an RTC bus was stopped at a bus stop in the area when a 67-year-old pedestrian got off the bus and started walking on the sidewalk.

Police said a Nissan Sentra swerved onto the sidewalk and drove on it, eventually hitting a street pole and the pedestrian. The Nissan then his the bus shelter and then the right rear of the bus.

The pedestrian was taken to Sunrise Hospital, but was later pronounced dead.

LVMPD said the driver of the Nissan was cooperating with police and that impairment was not suspected.

The Clark County Coroner’s Office will identify the pedestrian once next of kin is notified.

The crash marks the 111th traffic-related fatality for LVMPD in 2023.