LAS VEGAS -- Metro Police are investigating a crash involving a car and a pedestrian near Tropicana Avenue and Decatur Boulevard.
According to police, the crash happened just after 9 a.m. Friday. The victim was taken to University Medical Center in critical condition. The driver of the car stayed on scene and is being questioned by police.
The victim may have been on the side of the road panhandling, police said. They believe he may have stepped in front of the car. The driver had a green light at the intersection and may not be charged.
Some lanes at the intersection are closed for the investigation. Metro's fatal detail is responding to the scene.
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