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Young bicyclist critically injured in Summerlin crash

Updated April 27, 2017 - 4:07 pm

An 11-year-old bicyclist was critically injured in a crash Thursday morning, Las Vegas police said.

Police were dispatched to the area of Desert Sunrise Road and Vista Run Drive in Summerlin about 8:40 a.m., where a 2004 Mercedes-Benz had crashed into a boy riding a mountain bike.

The young bicyclist had been riding east across Vista Run Drive in a marked crosswalk when the Mercedes struck him, the Metropolitan Police Department said.

The 55-year-0ld driver stayed at the scene and did not show signs of impairment. Metro said.

The juvenile was taken to University Medical Center.

Reporter Rachel Hershkovitz contributed to this story. Contact Wesley Juhl at wjuhl@reviewjournal.com and 702-383-0391. Follow @WesJuhl on Twitter.

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