1 Injured in Las Vegas Accident on Valley View Boulevard and Spring Mountain Road
LAS VEGAS, NV (November 17, 2020) – Monday morning, a hit-and-run suspect suffered injuries in a crash on Valley View Boulevard and Spring Mountain Road.
According to LVMPD Captain Sasha Larkin, at around 8:47 a.m., authorities responded at the area of Valley View Boulevard and Spring Mountain Road.
Furthermore, the involved vehicle drove off to eastbound Desert Inn Road arterial west of Paradise Road. Moreover, officers managed to stop the vehicle and took the driver into custody.
Yet again, at around 9:35 a.m., the driver managed to slip off his handcuffs without alarming the police and took off northbound on foot and jumped over the median where he was struck by a westbound vehicle, Larkin said.
Also, responders transported the suspect to Sunrise Hospital in critical condition.
Authorities closed streets on Desert Inn between Valley View and Paradise Road, with traffic diverted at Rancho Drive.
Moreover, the incident is under investigation.
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