Man Killed in Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Accident in Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS, NV (April 18, 2023) – The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department confirmed that a 57-year-old man died in a pedestrian accident involving two hit-and-run drivers on April 11.
According to the Nevada Highway Patrol, the pedestrian accident happened near Nellis Boulevard and East Lake Mead Boulevard around 9:34 PM. Based on a report, the man was attempting to cross to Nellis Boulevard at the time of the crash.
He was crossing outside of a crosswalk near Meikle when he was struck by a white sedan. Subsequently, the impact threw him onto the south side of Nellis Boulevard. After that, he was struck by a gray sedan.
Both vehicles left the scene before police arrived.
As a result of his injuries, the victim died at the scene. The Clark County coroner’s office did not yet release his identity, pending kin notification.
At this point, officers continue to investigate the case. In addition, police are urging anyone with information on the crash to contact Metro’s Collision Investigation Section at (702) 828-3595 or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555 or go online to this link.
We offer our sincere condolences to the loved ones of the victim.
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