Las Vegas: 58 year old male ejected from wheelchair during a fatal traffic collision

Number: 1 Driver: Cubit, Keiko Injury: None
Address: Las Vegas, NV Age: 65 Female
Vehicle Information: 2008 Nissan Altima
Number: 2 Pedestrian: Pending Notification Injury: Fatal
Address: Las Vegas, NV Age: 58 Male

On December 6, 2012 at approximately 4:49 p.m., an Automobile / Pedestrian, fatal injury traffic collision occurred on S. Jones Boulevard at the intersection with W. Moberly Avenue. Evidence at the scene and witness statements indicate a 2008 Nissan Altima was traveling north on Jones at Moberly in the right lane. A 58 year old male was crossing Jones in a motorized wheelchair from west to east. The front right of the Nissan struck the right side of the wheelchair. The 58 year old male was ejected from the wheelchair. The driver of the Nissan remained on-scene. The 58 year old male was transported to UMC Trauma Center where he was pronounced dead. This is the 102nd traffic related fatality in the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Departments jurisdiction for the year 2012. This collision remains under investigation by the LVMPD Accident Investigation

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