LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle Wednesday morning on U.S. 95, according to Nevada Highway Patrol.
NHP Trooper Ashlee Wellman said the crash happened around 4 a.m. June 30 on U.S. 95 northbound at Las Vegas Boulevard. Wellman said a commercial vehicle hit a man.
#Crash NB US95 at Las Vegas Blvd closed at this time while NHP investigates an auto vs. pedestrian. Traffic is being diverted off at Las Vegas Blvd. Expect delays #DriveSafeNV #LivesAreOnTheLine #NhpSocomm— NHP Southern Command (@NHPSouthernComm) June 30, 2021
The man was taken to University Medical Center in critical condition, Wellman said.
NHP closed the northbound lanes on U.S. 95 with traffic being diverted off at Las Vegas Boulevard. Lanes reopened around 7:20 a.m.