LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The Clark County Coroner identified Arthur Green, 62, as the pedestrian hit and killed while crossing a street in the Spring Valley area July 11. His death was ruled accidental, caused by multiple blunt force injuries.
Police said the driver, identified as 53-year-old Kevin Robinson, was under the influence.
The crash happened just after 10 p.m. on South Decatur Boulevard, north of Flamingo Road.
Green was in a motorized wheelchair while traveling across Decatur Boulevard. Robinson, who was driving a 2007 Dodge Ram 1500, was heading south on the street, approaching Flamingo and Green.
According to police, Robinson collided into the pedestrian’s wheelchair, causing him to eject onto the roadway.
Arriving medical personnel transported the pedestrian to UMC Trauma in critical condition. Green succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased by trauma staff, police said.
Robinson exhibited indicators of impairment, police said, and was booked for applicable charges.
This death marked the 49th traffic-related fatality in Metro’s jurisdiction for 2020.