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UPDATE: Child hurt after truck crashes into Las Vegas living room

Posted at 4:42 PM, Aug 17, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-18 02:45:58-04

LATEST: 13 Action News is speaking with neighbors who jumped into action to help the family inside the unit.

"I heard the baby cry," said Cameron Goodman.

According to Goodman, a 5-year-old boy was pinned next to a bed.  A group helped get him out.  We're told the child only had a few cuts and bruises.  

The child's father was more severely injured, according to witnesses.  13 Action News is working to get an update on his condition. 

Clark County officials evacuated part of the building due to safety concerns.  The structure will need to be examined before residents are allowed back.  The Red Cross is assisting the displaced families.

13 Action News will continue to follow this developing story.

ORIGINAL:  A pickup truck crashed into the first floor of an apartment building in the 3900 block of Mountain Vista Street, near Flamingo Road, around 4 p.m.

The female driver is being investigated for impairment. She was taken to the hospital, and her injuries are unknown.

A juvenile was also taken to the hospital with injuries that are not life threatening, and an adult male was transported with unknown injuries.

Mountain Vista Street was closed while police investigated the crash.