LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A pedestrian in a wheelchair was hit and killed in a crash near Jones Boulevard and Cheyenne Avenue on Monday morning, according to Las Vegas Metro police.
The crash was reported just before 11:20 a.m. Evidence at the scene and video footage indicated that a pedestrian in a wheelchair was crossing Cheyenne Avenue in an implied crosswalk on the west side of the intersection.
A 2011 Nissan Altima was traveling eastbound on Cheyenne Avenue approaching the intersection when the front of the car hit the pedestrian causing him to be projected onto the roadway.
The driver of the Nissan remained at the scene and did not display any signs of impairment.
The pedestrian was brought to UMC Trauma for advanced medical attention and despite all lifesaving measures, he was pronounced dead at the hospital.
This death marks the 110th traffic-related fatality in the LMPD jurisdiction for 2022. The collision remains under investigation.
A bicyclist was also hit in a crash earlier Monday morning and was hospitalized in critical condition, police said.