Number: 2 Pedestrian: Pending Notification Injury: Fatal
Address: Las Vegas, Nevada Age: 78 Female
Number: 3 Pedestrian: Castro, Ernesto Injury: Critical
Address: Las Vegas, Nevada Age: 83 Male
On November 16, 2012, at approximately 7:29 p.m., a fatal auto / pedestrian traffic collision occurred on 13th Street north of Bridger Avenue. Evidence at the scene indicates a 2006 Hyundai Elantra was travelling northbound on 13th Street proceeding through the intersection with Bridger Avenue. Two pedestrians were walking across 13th Street from the east to the west, approximately 66 feet north of the nearest crosswalk. Both pedestrians entered the middle travel lane and were struck by the Hyundai. The female pedestrian was pronounced dead by responding medical personnel. The male pedestrian was transported to UMC Trauma Center and admitted with critical injuries. This was the 95th traffic related fatality in LVMPD’s jurisdiction in 2012. The collision remains under investigation by the LVMPD Accident Investigation Section.