An 81-year-old woman was critically injured early Wednesday after she was struck by a car in the southwest valley, Las Vegas police said.
Joan Freeman was crossing Rainbow Boulevard north of the Twain Avenue intersection outside a crosswalk when she was struck by a 2003 Mercedes-Benz northbound on Rainbow at 6:07 a.m., police said.
Freeman was taken to University Medical Center in critical condition, police said. She was unconscious.
The driver, a 36-year-old man, stayed at the crash site to talk to police.
Northbound Rainbow was closed at Twain Avenue about three hours while police investigated.
Metro’s Fatal Detail responded to the crash, which remains under investigation.
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