Teen hit, critically injured by suspected drunk driver

2/7/12 - Noel Laredo's name was misspelled in a brief in Monday's Review-Journal. Laredo was arrested Sunday on charges of driving under the influence with substantial bodily harm. Police said she crashed her car into a bus shelter on Spring Mountain Road, west of El Camino Road. A 15-year-old boy who was in the shelter was critically injured.

A motorist suspected of driving drunk struck and critically injured a 15-year-old boy waiting at a bus stop just after 5 a.m. Sunday.

According to Las Vegas police, Noel Laredo, 26, was driving a 2005 Acura TSX west on Spring Mountain Road west of El Camino Road when she drove off the right side of the road and hit the bus shelter and the juvenile who was inside.

Police said the driver failed field sobriety tests and was arrested on a charge of DUI-alcohol with substantial bodily harm. The bus shelter was heavily damaged .

Neither the driver nor her passenger, 36-year-old Artemio Rios, was injured.


Rules for posting comments

Comments posted below are from readers. In no way do they represent the view of Stephens Media LLC or this newspaper. This is a public forum. Read our guidelines for posting. If you believe that a commenter has not followed these guidelines, please click the FLAG icon next to the comment.


Due to an increase in uncivil behavior and dialogue the Review-Journal has temporarily disabled the comment boards. The Review-Journal will use the time to evaluate the effectiveness of the comment boards and find an appropriate time to reintroduce them to reviewjournal.com.