LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A pedestrian was hit by a car and killed at the intersection of Las Vegas Boulevard and Lamb Boulevard on Tuesday morning, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department says.
It happened at approximately 2:05 a.m. Police said the driver did not stop after hitting the pedestrian, who was pronounced dead at the scene.
Officers were able to located the suspect's vehicle in a nearby apartment complex parking lot, and he was taken into custody.
It was a Car v. Pedestrian crash. The pedestrian died on scene. The driver failed to stop, however police found the suspects vehicle at a nearby apartment complex where they were taken into custody.— Zora Asberry (@ZoraAsberry) June 7, 2022
The intersection was closed in all directions as of 5 a.m.
The suspect was not immediately identified by police, but officials said more information would be revealed in a forthcoming press release.