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Two injured, one critical after late night pedestrian accident

Two pedestrians were struck by a car while crossing the street in the west valley Saturday night.

According to Las Vegas police’s accident investigation unit, a 46-year-old man and a 48-year-old woman were crossing Sahara Avenue from north to south, near the marked crosswalk by Arville.

The pedestrians were hit by struck by the front a 1996 Ford Taurus traveling eastbound on Sahara just before 11 p.m. The 22-year-old woman driving the Ford was not injured.

Police said the man sustained critical injuries, and the woman sustained moderate injuries. Both pedestrians were taken to University Medical Center.

The collision remains under investigation. Police did not indicate if the driver was cited for anything or who was at fault.

Contact Wesley Juhl at wjuhl@reviewjournal.com and 702-383-0381. Find him on Twitter: @WesJuhl.

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