Electric scooter driver seriously injured after being hit by pickup truck in Southeast Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department has released new details of an accident involving a pickup truck and an electric scooter, previously reported to be a bicycle.

The crash happened on Las Vegas Boulevard and Wigwam Avenue southeast of I-15 North around 3:46 p.m. Metro Police say evidence from the scene, witness statements and video of the dashcam showing the 2017 Ram pickup truck being stopped facing north on Las Vegas Boulevard. about to turn left onto Wigwam.

The 58-year-old scooter driver was traveling north on Las Vegas Boulevard on the paved shoulder outside of the traffic lane. The collision occurred when the driver of the van made a right turn from the left lane and passed the electric scooter.

The scooter driver was taken to UMC Trauma with life-threatening injuries. Police say the 21-year-old driver of the van remained at the scene and showed no signs of weakening when she took a field sobriety test.

This investigation is still ongoing.

FIRST REPORTED AT 5:02 PM

LAS VEGAS (KLAS)— Las Vegas Metro Police are investigating a collision between a cyclist and a pickup truck.

The incident happened near South Las Vegas Boulevard and East Wigwam Avenue. The cyclist was reportedly transported to UMC Trauma with serious injuries.

This investigation is still ongoing. Check back for updates.

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