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Pedestrian critically injured in crash near Decatur, Tropicana

Posted: 10:46 AM, Feb 01, 2018
Updated: 2018-02-01 18:46:39Z

A male pedestrian received life-threatening injuries after being hit by a truck Wednesday evening.

Around 6 p.m., police said a 2017 Ford F­650 was turning left from southbound Decatur Boulevard to eastbound Bell Drive, south of Tropicana Avenue, as the pedestrian was attempting to cross Bell from south to north. The front of the F­650 struck the left side of the pedestrian. 

The pedestrian, identified as 61-year-old Abie Garcia of Las Vegas, was transported to UMC Trauma for further medical treatment and remains in critical condition. 

The driver of the F­650 showed no signs of impairment.