Driver who hit pedestrian in central Las Vegas remains at large

The driver who fled the scene Friday night after hitting a pedestrian in the central valley was still at large Saturday morning.

About 10 p.m. Friday, Anibal William Cabrejos-Villarroel, 51, was pushing a shopping cart down East Desert Inn Road, east of South Topaz Street, when police said a vehicle struck the pedestrian. The driver left the scene before Metropolitan Police Department officers arrived.

Cabrejos-Villarroel was transported to Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center with life-threatening injuries, police said. On Saturday morning, Cabrejos-Villarroel remained in critical condition.

In a statement, the Police Department said the vehicle involved could be a red Ford Fusion or a similar vehicle missing a passenger side mirror. The car would be damaged on the front right side, police said.

Anyone with information should call Metro at 702-828-8189 or Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

Contact Rio Lacanlale at or 702-383-0381. Follow @riolacanlale on Twitter.

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