Pedestrian critically injured after crash on Desert Inn, near Boulder Highway

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A woman is critically injured after being hit by a car on East Desert Inn Road, east of Backstage Boulevard Saturday night.

Police responded to the vehicle vs. pedestrian crash around 6:45 p.m. Saturday. They say a woman was crossing East Desert Inn Road, from north to south, outside of any marked crosswalk.

A 2016 Dodge Journey van was driving east on East Desert Inn in the left travel lane when police say the driver, 31-year-old Maricruz Aguillar-Bonilla attempted to stop, but struck the pedestrian.

The female pedestrian suffered critical injuries as a result and was taken to Sunrise Trauma Hospital.

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Aguillar-Bonilla stayed on scene and showed no signs of impairment.

Desert Inn was closed in both directions under US 95 for about three hours. LVMPD Collision Investigation Detail is investigating the crash.

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