Teenager Clipped by Truck, Driver Arrested - 8 News NOW

Teenager Clipped by Truck, Driver Arrested

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LAS VEGAS -- Metro Police are investigating an incident where a teenager was clipped by a truck's side mirror.

According to police, the 13-year-old victim was walking on a sidewalk at about 2:50 p.m. Tuesday near Tropicana Avenue and Jones Boulevard, when the driver of a white truck drove up on the sidewalk and side-swiped him.

Witnesses told police that the truck was hitting curbs and driving onto sidewalks just before crash. The driver fled the scene; however, the truck was found a few blocks away abandoned.

Police arrested the driver near where the truck was found.

The teen suffered non-life threatening injuries.

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