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August 20, 2017

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Two pedestrians hit by cars in separate incidents

Accident One

Accident Two

Two pedestrians were struck by cars Thursday night in separate incidents in the Las Vegas Valley, Metro Police officials said.

The first collision occurred around 6:50 p.m. outside Siegel Suites near the 5200 block of Craig Road. A man in a wheelchair was struck by a car and later transported to University Medical Center unconscious, police said.

Metro is investigating the incident.

Later in the evening, a car hit a homeless man outside the Encore resort on the Las Vegas Strip. Police received reports of the accident around 7:30 p.m. Police said the man had run into the middle of the street toward the hotel when the car struck him.

The man was taken to UMC with nonlife-threatening injuries. Police said the accident was the pedestrian’s fault.

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