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UPDATE: Man dies after Friday crash on west side

Posted at 5:34 AM, Jul 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-24 14:23:49-04

UPDATE: Police were notified Saturday that the 19-year-old man died of his injuries at UMC Trauma. He will be identified by the Clark County coroner.

45-year-old Paul Adams was arrested for DUI and felony hit-and-run after the initial crash.

This it the 58th traffic-related fatality in the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department's jurisdiction in 2016.


LAS VEGAS (KTNV) -- A teenager is fighting for their life after he was hit by a possible drunk driver shortly before 12:30 a.m. Friday.

It happened near West Charleston and Rampart boulevards.

Police say that it appears that someone who was intoxicated rear-ended another driver. That driver is in extremely critical condition.

The driver believed to be responsible attempted to escape, but an off-duty security guard was able to stop the driver, who was then taken into custody by the police.




Police say the driver they believe is responsible failed field sobriety tests and was transported to Clark County Detention Center.