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UPDATE: 17-year-old hit by truck was hospital patient

Bicycle rider hit by truck Friday evening
Posted at 9:54 PM, Feb 17, 2017

UPDATE ON FEB. 18: Police identified the truck driver as Michael Pacholka and arrested him on felony hit-and-run charges.

Officials say the bicyclist was a 17-year-old who was undergoing surgery at University Medical Center. Pacholka hit the teenager and kept driving.

The 17-year-old is currently in serious condition.

ORIGINAL STORY

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) -- A person on a bicycle was hit by a truck around 5 p.m. Friday near Oakey and Valley View Boulevards.

The pedestrian was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

This crash is under investigation by Las Vegas police. More information to come.