LAS VEGAS (KLAS)– Metro police are investigating a crash that left a pedestrian critically injured Tuesday night on Tropicana Avenue and Koval Lane.

According to police, the crash was reported around 6:40 p.m. and occurred when the 19-year-old driver of a Ford 150 rear-ended a Ford Expedition. The 45-year-old driver of the Expedition was slowing down to avoid hitting a pedestrian. The crash caused the Expedition to strike the pedestrian.

The pedestrian and the driver of the Ford 150 were both transported to University Medical Center. The driver had minor injuries, police said.

Eastbound traffic on Tropicana Avenue was closed from Las Vegas Boulevard to Koval Lane while police investigated.