NORTH LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The North Las Vegas Police Department Traffic Bureau needs help identifying a hit-and-run vehicle from a crash that occurred this morning in North Las Vegas.
Officers say around 10:00 a.m. they were notified of an automobile versus pedestrian crash near the area of West Carey Avenue and Lexington Street. Officers were informed that one 32-year-old female victim along with her dog had been hit by a car.
The preliminary investigation shows a gold Saturn 4-door sedan with faded paint was traveling westbound on Carey Avenue approaching Lexington Street, when the car left the roadway hitting the woman and her dog on the sidewalk.
The gold 4-door Saturn immediately fled the scene southbound on Lexington Street after causing significant front and passenger side damage to the vehicle. The Saturn also left behind debris from the front of the vehicle at the crash site.
If seen, the vehicle will have significant damage to the front passenger side of the vehicle along with airbag deployment.
The woman was transported to UMC Trauma, in critical condition with head and spinal injuries. The dog she was walking, unfortunately, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of the gold 4-door Saturn is urged to call the North Las Vegas Police Department at 702-633-1017 Extension 5116 or, to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.