58-Year-Old Scooter Rider Injured in Collision on Wigwam Avenue
LAS VEGAS, NV (April 21, 2022) – Monday afternoon, Tracy Silva was hospitalized after an electric scooter accident on Las Vegas Boulevard.
The incident occurred around 3:45 p.m., at the intersection of Wigwam Avenue and Las Vegas Boulevard.
Per reports, 21-year-old Kaitlyn Cartwright, of Las Vegas was driving a westbound 2017 Dodge Ram 2500 on Las Vegas Boulevard, attempting to turn left onto Wigwam.
There, Cartwright struck 58-year-old Silva as she was was riding an electric scooter in the area.
Medical personnel arrived and transported Tracy Silva to University Medical Center Trauma for treatment of life-threatening injuries.
Meanwhile, the Dodge driver remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigation. Following preliminary investigations, officers do not believe that alcohol played a factor after a field sobriety test.
At this time, an active investigation is still currently underway. Once available, further details will be provided.
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