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Bicyclist struck by vehicle near Flamingo and Paradise

Bicyclist struck by vehicle near Flamingo and Paradise

By Rebecca Lewis. CREATED Aug 11, 2014

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- A bicyclist is in the hospital after a crash on Sunday.

It happened around 5:45 p.m. near Flamingo and Paradise.

Evidence at the scene and witness statements indicated a Chevrolet Camaro was traveling eastbound on Flamingo Road in the left travel lane.

A male pedestrian was crossing Flamingo Road from the south side to the north side while pushing a bicycle outside of a marked crosswalk.

The right front and right side of the Chevrolet struck the bicycle and pedestrian. The pedestrian was thrown forward onto the roadway surface.

The pedestrian sustained serious injuries and was transported to Sunrise Trauma Center by ambulance.

The occupants from the Chevrolet were not injured.

The driver of the Chevrolet failed field sobriety tests and was arrested for DUI­ of alcohol.

Rebecca Lewis

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Rebecca Lewis is currently an Interactive Web Editor for ktnv.com and KTNV Mobile.