Boy Killed in Pedestrian Las Vegas Crash
An unidentified boy was the victim of a pedestrian crash on Saturday, September 25th in the northwest valley.
The fatal accident occurred at about 12:22 p.m. in the area of Centennial Center Boulevard and Tropical Parkway.
According to police, the boy crossed against a “do not walk” pedestrian signal.
The boy was reportedly hit by a 48-year-old who was driving a Ford Fusion northbound. Following the crash, the boy was taken to University Medical Center where he later died as a result of his injuries.
The driver of the Ford Fusion was fully cooperative with authorities and remained at the scene.
Tips for pedestrians:
- Always be aware of your surroundings
- Avoid distractions (use of headphones, cell phone)
- Obey traffic laws & signals
- Always use crosswalk