weather icon Clear

Person in wheelchair hit by semitrailer

A person in a wheelchair was hospitalized Thursday after being struck by a semitrailer.

Las Vegas police said it’s unclear if the victim was a man or a woman, but the person was taken to University Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries about 9:45 a.m. after the accident at Sahara Avenue and Valley View Boulevard.

Contact reporter Mike Blasky at mblasky@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0283.

Don't miss the big stories. Like us on Facebook.
Las Vegas DUI suspect charged with second-degree murder

Police reports indicate a Las Vegas man facing multiple charges in connection with in a drunk driving crash early Saturday admitted to investigators that he’d been drinking prior to the collision.