LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A pedestrian suffered severe injuries after a vehicle struck a person and then continued driving in northwest Las Vegas Monday night, police say.
The collision occurred around 9:56 p.m. in the area of Rancho Drive and Jones Boulevard. Investigators say a man in his 50s attempted to cross Rancho outside of a crosswalk when he was hit by a 2014 Hyundai Sonata, According to Las Vegas Metropolitan police.
The person struck was taken to University Medical Center and was last reported to be in critical condition. Investigators say the driver, 72-year-old Samy Acoca, who was involved in the crash, returned to the scene and was arrested for hit-and-run charges. Police say impairment was not a factor in the crash. The crash remains under investigation.