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Impairment suspected in critical injury crash in east valley

Updated January 13, 2021 - 10:35 pm

Las Vegas police are investigating a crash involving a pedestrian in the east valley Wednesday evening.

Officers were called at 4:24 p.m. to the intersection of North Pecos Road and East Charleston Boulevard for an injury crash, according to Metropolitan Police Department traffic logs.

Metro Lt. Joey Herring said the crash involved a vehicle and a pedestrian and that the driver is suspected of being impaired.

The pedestrian was taken to University Medical Center with critical injuries, Herring said.

Eastbound traffic on Charleston is closed at Pecos, police said.

No further information was immediately available.

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

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