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January 19, 2018

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Minivan critically injures pedestrian in wreck on Nellis Boulevard

Scene of accident

A pedestrian suffered life-threatening injuries today after being hit by a minivan on Nellis Boulevard, authorities said.

Metro Police responded about 2:30 p.m. to reports of the minivan striking a person on Nellis Boulevard near Las Vegas Boulevard. The pedestrian was transported to University Medical Center Trauma, Metro spokesman Bill Cassell.

Police could not confirm whether the pedestrian was in a crosswalk. Southbound lanes on Nellis Boulevard at Las Vegas Boulevard are closed to traffic, Cassell said.

Metro continues to investigate the wreck.

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