Metro investigates fatal crash involving man in wheelchair

LAS VEGAS - Metro Police officers are investigating a fatal crash involving a ,man in a wheelchair near E. Desert Inn Road and S. Eastern Avenue.

It occurred Monday night just before 7:30 p.m when a man in a wheelchair was crossing Desert Inn in the middle of the block. The male victim was struck by a vehicle traveling eastbound on Desert Inn, according to police.

The driver of the car showed signs of impairment and was arrested, police said. 

The victim was transported to a nearby hospital and died of the injuries. 

 


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