15 Year Old Girl Hit By Car In Crosswalk

Driver Located And Arrested

May 21, 2018 - 12:27 pm

LAS VEGAS (AP) —  Authorities say a teen was struck by a vehicle in a hit-and-run as she crossed a street in a marked Las Vegas crosswalk.

Las Vegas television station reports the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department says the unidentified 15-year-old girl was walking in the crosswalk at 9:38 p.m. Sunday when she was hit by a 2006 Chrysler 300.

Police say the driver of the Chrysler failed to stop after hitting the girl and fled the scene. Officers say the driver also failed to notify police.

Officers later located the driver using the home address listed on the Chrysler's registration. The driver was arrested on hit-and-run charges.

The teen was transported to University Medical Center with serious injuries.