LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Metro police are on the scene of a crash involving a pedestrian at Pecos Road and Desert Inn Road.

The pedestrian was reported in critical condition with a possible head injury, authorities said. The pedestrian, a male of unknown age, was transported to a local hospital. He was “breathing and conscious.”

Police said evidence at the scene and witness statements indicated that a 2013 Nissan
Altima traveled westbound on East Desert Inn Road, west of South Pecos Road.

The pedestrian then traveled north across East Desert Inn Road, west of South Pecos Road, outside of a marked crosswalk.

The crash occurred when the pedestrian entered the path of the Nissan and was hit.

The pedestrian was then taken to Sunrise Hospital’s Trauma Center, where he remained in critical condition.

The driver of the Nissan remained at the scene and showed no signs of impairment. The crash remains under investigation by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s Collision Investigation Section.

This is an ongoing investigation.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.