UPDATE: Pedestrian injured after being struck by vehicle outside of crosswalk

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Metro police investigating a crash involving a 53-year-old man who was hit along Warm Springs and Eastern.

According to police, the incident happened at 5:19 p.m. Friday, Oct. 15.

Evidence at the scene along with video footage of the crash and witness statements indicated that the 44-year-old male driving a green 1997 Ford Ranger was traveling westbound on Warm Springs approaching the intersection of Wind Chime Way at the time of the incident.

The pedestrian was then seen crossing Warm Springs northbound outside of a marked crosswalk.

A collision occurred when the pedestrian crossed the vehicle’s path of travel.

The front of the vehicle struck the pedestrian, projecting him forward and onto the roadway.

Police tell 8 News Now the pedestrian remains in critical condition at Sunrise Hospital.

The driver involved claimed to have minor injuries as a result of the crash but did not display any indicators of impairment.

Streets were closed off for about five hours on Warm Springs between Spencer and Eastern before reopening around 10:30 p.m. Friday night.

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