UPDATE: Man from Netherlands critically injured when he was struck by car on Tropicana

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Police are investigating a crash on Tropicana Avenue near Koval Lane that left a 43-year-old man from the Netherlands with critical injuries.

The crash was reported around 1:43 a.m. and caused the closure of eastbound Tropicana for around five hours.

According to Metro, Roel Raatgever was among a group of pedestrians crossing Tropicana in a marked crosswalk, but against the walk signal. He was struck by a 2017 Toyota Sienna heading eastbound on Tropicana. The driver of the Toyota had a green signal. Witnesses and video footage showed Raatgever dart into the path of the vehicle.

Raatgever was transported to University Medical Hospital. the driver of the Toyota stayed at the scene and showed no signs of impairment, Metro said.

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