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Child injured after being hit by vehicle in northwest Las Vegas

Updated September 13, 2018 - 10:04 am

A vehicle hit a child early Thursday in the northwest valley, Las Vegas police said.

The accident happened about 8:50 a.m. at the intersection of West Lake Mead Boulevard and North Tenaya Way, according to the Metropolitan Police Department.

Police said two kids ran across Lake Mead, just east of Tenaya. A woman driver swerved to avoid striking the first one but hit the second child.

The impact was not direct, but the child was evaluated for a possible broken leg and contusions and transferred to University Medical Center.

Police said the driver stayed at the scene.

No further information was immediately available.

Contact Mike Shoro at mshoro@reviewjournal.com or 702-387-5290. Follow @mike_shoro on Twitter.

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