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15-year-old bicyclist critically injured in southwest valley crash

Updated October 3, 2022 - 8:49 pm

A 15-year-old boy on a bicycle was critically injured Monday morning after a crash in southwest Las Vegas.

The bicycle collided with a 2017 Ford Escape at 5:42 a.m. near South Cimarron Road and West Rochelle Avenue, according to a statement from the Metropolitan Police Department.

The boy was hospitalized in critical condition, police said.

The driver, a 52-year-old Las Vegas woman, was not suspected of impairment, police said.

Nearby roads were closed for several hours while detectives investigated.

Contact Sabrina Schnur at sschnur@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0278. Follow @sabrina_schnur on Twitter.

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