Vehicle strikes, injures girl in crosswalk - 8 News NOW

Vehicle strikes, injures girl in crosswalk

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NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. - An 8-year-old girl suffered critical injuries Friday night after a vehicle struck her near Commerce Street and Kraft Avenue.

North Las Vegas Police say the accident happened shortly before 9 p.m. The girl was crossing Commerce with her 43-year-old uncle, when a Ford truck hit her. The uncle was unharmed. Both were in a crosswalk at the time of the accident.

Emergency crews transported the girl to University Medical Center. Police have not arrested the driver of the truck. Police say alcohol does not appear to have been a factor in the accident.

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