Teen hit at bus stop by possible drunk driver

Joyce Lupiani

Teen hit at bus stop by possible drunk driver

CREATED Feb. 6, 2012

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- A 15-year-old is in critical condition after being hit by a car while waiting at a bus stop near Spring Mountain Road and El Camino Road on Sunday.

According to witness statements and evidence at the scene, a 2005 Acura TSX was traveling west on Spring Mountain Road at about 5 a.m. when the car left the road and ran into the teenager and a bus shelter.

The teen was taken to University Medical Center with critical injuries.

The driver, 26-year old Noel Lardeo, failed a field sobriety test and was arrested for driving under the influence with substantial bodily harm.

There was also a passenger in the car -- 36-year-old Artemio Rios. Neither the driver or passenger complained of any injuries.

The accident remains under investigation.

Action News will update this story if new information becomes available.