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Drunk driver crashes into wall, tree in downtown

Posted at 5:07 AM, Mar 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-18 08:54:39-04

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.