LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A woman riding a mobility scooter was hit by a car and killed on Sunday night, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police confirmed.
Investigators were on scene in the area of Las Vegas Boulevard and Agate Avenue, police said. Drivers were advised that both directions of Las Vegas Blvd. were closed, and asked to avoid the area as the investigation continues.
According to an initial report, the woman was crossing Las Vegas Blvd. in a mobility scooter when she was hit. She was taken to an area hospital where, despite life-saving measures, she was pronounced deceased, according to a press release.
The driver remained on scene and did not show signs of impairment, according to police.
This marks that 132nd traffic-related fatality on LVMPD jurisdiction this year, police said. The incident remains under investigation.