LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A teen driver is facing several charges including DUI following a crash that left a man in a wheelchair dead Friday morning, North Las Vegas Police said.

The crash was reported around 6:41 a.m. on N. Carey Avenue just west of N. Las Vegas Boulevard.

Following a blood draw, police arrested the 16-year-old driver of a Mitsubishi who is facing the following charges:

  • DUI resulting in death
  • Failure to use due care
  • No driver’s license
  • No vehicle insurance
  • No vehicle registration
Fatal crash on Carey Ave. near Las Vegas Blvd. involving a teen driver and man in a wheelchair. (Credit: North Las Vegas Police)

The middle-aged man in the wheelchair was attempting to cross Carey outside of a marked crosswalk when he was hit. Police said there’s evidence he was also impaired.

The teen driver remained on the scene and cooperated with investigators, police said.

The teen will be booked into the Clark County Juvenile Detention Center.