A man is in critical condition after being hit by a pickup truck Thursday night on the east side of the Las Vegas Valley.
Police responded to Lake Mead Boulevard near Pecos Road just after 7 p.m. and found a 57-year-old man with life-threatening injuries. He was taken to University Medical Center.
Police said a preliminary investigation showed the man was trying to cross Lake Mead Boulevard outside of a marked crosswalk when he was hit. The pickup driver did not remain at the scene.
Police described the vehicle as a dark-colored mid-sized truck, possibly a Ford, with damage to the right front. The first three characters on the license plate were “563.” No state was identified.
Anyone with information about this incident can contact the Las Vegas Police at 702-828-3317. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or www.crimestoppersofnv.com.
Contact reporter Annalise Porter at firstname.lastname@example.org.