Teenage Boy Hospitalized After Auto-Pedestrian Crash near Tonopah Avenue

LAS VEGAS, NV (April 11, 2023) – Thursday afternoon, a teenager sustained injuries in a pedestrian accident on Civic Center Drive. The crash happened around 1:23 p.m. near Tonopah Avenue on February 23rd. As per the LVMPD, the boy was reportedly crossing inside a marked crosswalk in the area when for unknown reasons, he was struck by a vehicle. Paramedics arrived and took the boy to UMC in critical condition. Officials currently withheld the identity of the victim pending notification of kin. Meanwhile, the driver involved stayed at the scene and cooperated with the authorities. At this time, police did not consider drugs and alcohol to be factored in the crash. However, an active investigation into the accident at Civic Center Drive is still ongoing. Those with further information regarding the accident are encouraged to contact local authorities as soon as possible. When driving, it is vital always to be alert for nearby pedestrians and other vehicles. This is especially true when going through a residential area, an intersection, or a parking lot. Also, always drive within the posted speed limit. These are set and enforced to reduce accidents and save lives.
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