A male pedestrian was seriously injured in a hit-and-run crash early Sunday morning.
Around 2:15 a.m., police said 64-year-old Herdia Shell was crossing Charleston Boulevard, 24 feet west of Maryland Parkway and not in a marked crosswalk, when he was struck by a Hyundai Sonata.
Shell was transported to UMC Trauma with serious injuries.
The Hyundai failed to stop and fled the scene. Police said a witness followed the Hyundai to the area of Cheyenne Avenue and Nellis Boulevard where a vehicle stop was initiated by police.
The driver, identified as 48-year-old Robert Russell, failed field sobriety tests and was arrested for felony hit-and-run and suspicion of DUI.
The crash remains under investigation.