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Teen pedestrian struck by hit-and-run driver

Teen pedestrian struck by hit-and-run driver

By Molly Waldron. CREATED May 21, 2013

 Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- A teenager on a sidewalk was struck by a hit-and-run driver Tuesday afternoon.

It happened near the intersection of Jones and Tropicana at about 2:50 p.m.

Police said the driver drove up onto the sidewalk, struck the pedestrian and fled the scene. A suspect vehicle was found soon after on West Rochelle, but the driver was nowhere to be found.

The teen was taken to University Medical Center to be treated, but is expected to be alright. 

Officers are searching for the driver of the vehicle.