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Child suffers life-threatening injuries in southwest Las Vegas crash

A child suffered life-threatening injuries Tuesday morning after a vehicle struck a bicycle in the southwest Las Vegas Valley.

The crash occurred around 7:45 a.m. near Cactus Avenue and Cliff Lake Street, west of South Rainbow Boulevard, according to Metropolitan Police Department Lt. Steve Riback. The child was taken to University Medical Center.

The vehicle involved remained at the scene, and impairment is not suspected, police said.

Contact David Wilson at dwilson@reviewjournal.com.

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