A drunk driver is waking up behind bars Friday morning and a pedestrian is recovering from injuries.
Police say that a driver in a white car backed into a wall at the Golden Nugget hotel-casino in downtown Las Vegas.
The driver then took off, but didn't make it very far before hitting a tree.
At least one pedestrian was injured in the incident and was transported to a local hospital. The pedestrian may have been a Golden Nugget employee.
The exact nature of their injuries is not known.
This is a developing story. 13 Action News will update this story as more information is received.
The cones are blocking damage to the exterior of the casino after a drunk driver crashed and took off. More at 6am. pic.twitter.com/UNnhoKeX92
— Marissa Kynaston (@marissaktnv) March 18, 2016