43-Year-Old Woman Dies in Hit-And-Run Accident on North Decatur Boulevard in Las Vegas/h3>
Las Vegas, NV (July 30, 2020) – On Thursday, a 43-year-old woman died in a hit-and-run crash on North Decatur Boulevard and Carmen boulevard.
The fatal crash happened at about 4:20 a.m. near West Washington Avenue.
Investigators confirmed in a statement Thursday morning that a 2004 Hyundai Elantra was crossing the southbound lanes of Decatur. Just then, a silver 2006 Toyota 4-Runner crashed on its side.
Police identified the Hyundai driver as a 43-year-old Las Vegas woman. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Toyota’s driver fled the scene before police arrived. A 23-year-old passenger in the involved car stayed at the crash site and cooperated with the investigation. Rescuers took him to University Medical Center with minor injuries.
Meanwhile, police ask for the public’s help in locating the Toyota driver. Anyone with information may contact Metro’s collision investigation section at 702-828-3595, or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.
We at Sweet Lawyers express our condolences to the family and friends of the deceased. May you find strength during this difficult time.
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