19-Year-Old Joanna Meza Involved in Fatal Pedestrian Accident in Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS, NV (January 24, 2023) – The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police arrested 19-year-old Joanna Meza of North Las Vegas after a fatal hit-and-run on Lake Mead Boulevard on January 17.
According to the Nevada State Police, the collision happened near Mt. Hood Street around 4:25 PM.
Based on a report, Meza was driving a silver 2000 Toyota Avalon when she struck a 24-year-old North Las Vegas woman on the road. Subsequently, she fled the scene in her vehicle with damage to the front end and windshield.
As a result, emergency medical personnel pronounced the pedestrian dead at the scene. Officers did not yet release her name, pending kin notification.
At this point, officers continue to investigate the case. In addition, they ask anyone with information to call Las Vegas police at 702-828-3060 or Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.
We offer our sincere condolences to the bereaved family and friends of the victim.
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