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Man critical after ran over by semi-truck

Posted at 10:35 AM, Feb 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-16 13:35:46-05

Police said a man was critically injured after a semi-truck drove over him Monday morning.

According to witnesses, the 2014 Freightliner tractor truck, which had been parked, drove over a pedestrian who was laying under the truck. It happened around 7:45 a.m. in the parking lot of Hard Rock hotel-casino on Paradise Road.

The pedestrian was transported to Sunrise Trauma Center with critical injuries.

The 62-year-old female semi-truck driver, of Desert Hot Springs, Calif., was not injured.

Police are continuing to investigate.