Pedestrian critically injured after crash near the Strip

LAS VEGAS -- A woman suffered critical injuries Tuesday night, after a vehicle hit her near Tropicana Avenue and Las Vegas Boulevard. The accident occurred shortly after 10:30 p.m.

According to police, the woman jumped a street barrier on Las Vegas Boulevard near the Excalibur Hotel and attempted to cross the street outside a marked crosswalk. 

A white sedan struck the woman. Emergency crews transported her to University Medical Center with critical, life-threatening injuries.

Police did not arrest the driver of the vehicle.


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