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Teams setting up steel posts along Strip for pedestrian security

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Shutterstock Bollards just like the ones the Clark County Commission is having set up along the Las Vegas Strip.

Monday, Nov. 13, 2017|10:30 a.m.

Teams are setting up the very first set of bollard safety posts along the southern portion of the Las Vegas that are meant to keep pedestrians safe.

Authorities state the thick steel posts can withstanding impact from a 15,000-pound lorry travelling at 55 miles per hour.

The new precaution comes after drivers plowed down pedestrians in New York and Barcelona, Spain.

It is also in action to a 2015 occasion where cops say a female driver intentionally drove onto the walkway, hitting 37 people and killing one.

Teams began setting up the posts early Monday and will continue working each weekday from midnight to 11 a.m.

. They state it will take several months to install the initial 800 bollards.

Another 7,500 bollards will be installed next year.

DUI suspect hits pedestrian, home in east valley

Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017|8:45 p.m.

. A pedestrian got away life-threatening injuries after a DUI suspect struck a parked automobile, the victim and an east valley house this evening, inning accordance with Metro Authorities.

The pedestrian, who was in a pathway, was hurried to University Medical Center with possible broken bones, and the motorist attempted to get away however was stopped by neighborhood locals, Metro Lt. Grant Rogers said.

Officers and medics responded about 7:30 p.m. to the 1800 block of Winterwood Boulevard, near Charleston and Nellis boulevards, Rogers said.

Additional information were not easily available.

Hit-and-run seriously injures elderly pedestrian on Decatur

Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017|12:25 a.m.

. An elderly pedestrian suffered important injuries in a hit-and-run crash Wednesday night on Decatur Boulevard, near Sahara Avenue, inning accordance with City Cops.

The driver of a white SUV, potentially a Jeep, ran away the scene, heading south on Decatur, then west on Pennwood Opportunity, Lt. David Gordon stated.

The pedestrian, who was on the road, simply south of Sahara, was struck about 8:15 p.m. and was rushed to a hospital in vital condition, Gordon said.

City’s traffic casualty system remained at the scene about midnight.

Lethal auto-pedestrian crash on Boulder Highway

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accident on Boulder Highway on July 15, 2017.( Cherney Amhara/FOX5). LAS VEGAS( FOX5)-. Authorities are investigating a deadly auto-pedestrian crash in east Las Vegas Saturday early morning. Metro reacted to a reported traffic accident at the intersection of Stone Highway and Desert Horizons Drive, near Russell Road, right before 9 a.m.

Officers said an 89-year-old pedestrian was crossing the highway at that place outside of a marked crosswalk when he was struck by a 2006 Acura TL.

Traffic constraints were in place at the intersection as deadly detail investigated the crash scene.

Authorities stated the male was transported to Sunrise Medical facility in vital condition, however later died at the hospital from injuries sustained in the collision.

The crash stays under examination according to City.

Stay with FOX5 for updates on this establishing story.

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Pedestrian, 89, eliminated in Stone Highway crosswalk

Published Saturday, July 15, 2017|1:38 p.m.

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An 89-year-old pedestrian was struck in the southeast valley this morning, marking the 35th traffic fatality including a pedestrian in City Authorities’s jurisdiction this year, officials said.

Officers and medics were dispatched about 9 a.m. to Boulder Highway and Desert Horizons Drive, police stated.

The individual was struck while in a crosswalk, police said. More information were not immediately available.

This was the 45th auto-pedestrian death on Stone Highway because 2006, which totals up to almost 10 percent of auto-pedestrian deaths in Nevada.

One of many enhancements to make pedestrian crossing more secure at Stone Highway debuted today with a crossing along the road at Sun Valley Drive, near the Eastside Cannery.

Requiring to Twitter after the crash, City’s traffic bureau said that out of the 79 overall traffic fatalities it’s examined so far in 2017, about 90 percent have been caused by “human mistake,” being DUI, no safety belt, speeding, cannot yield or not paying attention.

In another Tweet, the firm alerted motorists to “keep your eyes up, look ahead, concentrate on the roadway and not your phone,” adding that “79 individuals should not be dead. Those who eliminated them have much to deal with.”

Pedestrian, 69, eliminated while crossing roadway in northwest Las Vegas

Friday, July 14, 2017|2:01 p.m.

. A pedestrian with a walker who detectives say ran across a northwest valley roadway trying to beat traffic was struck and eliminated by an automobile early Friday, according to City Cops.

The 69-year-old Las Vegas lady passed away at University Medical Center, authorities stated.

Medics and officers were dispatched about 12:15 a.m. to Durango Drive, south of Hitt Center Court near Deer Springs Way, cops stated.

An investigation figured out that the woman was running with a walker from east to west when she was struck by a 2004 Ford Mustang that was heading south on Durango on a middle lane, police said.

This was the 78th traffic death examined by City, police stated.

Pedestrian eliminated while crossing street near UNLV

Monday, June 26, 2017|8:32 a.m.

City Authorities state a male pedestrian was eliminated in a fatal crash near the UNLV campus.

KVVU-TV reports that the male was crossing the street early today when he was struck by an SUV.

Authorities state he was required to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Authorities are examining the crash.

Pedestrian eliminated in Las Vegas crash

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Boulevard and Honolulu Street on May 25, 2017.( LVACS ). LAS VEGAS( FOX5) -. Las Vegas City cops said they are examining a deadly crash including a pedestrian Thursday night. The crash took place just after 9 p.m. at Charleston Boulevard and Honolulu Street, near Interstate 515.

Authorities stated the pedestrian was taken to a local hospital where he later died.

Motorists were urged to avoid the area.

An investigation is continuous.

The Clark County Coroner’s Workplace will later on launch the identity of the victim.

Stay with FOX5 and FOX5Vegas.com for developments.

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Pedestrian eliminated in DUI crash in south Vegas Valley identified

Police vehicle block Maryland Parkway after a fatal crash Oct. 7, 2015. (Eric Youngman/FOX5)Authorities car block Maryland Parkway after a fatal crash Oct. 7, 2015. (Eric Youngman/FOX5).
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The Clark County Coroner’s Workplace recognized a pedestrian who was struck and killed while on a pathway in the south end of the Las Vegas Valley on Wednesday.

The cause and way of death continued to be pending for Richard Glen Bryan, 78, of Las Vegas, medical examiners said.

Bryan passed away as an outcome of a crash that likewise included another pedestrian about 7 a.m. Wednesday in the 9500 block of Maryland Parkway, near the intersection with Serene Opportunity.

According to Las Vegas Metro authorities, a woman was driving southbound on Maryland when her vehicle jumped a curb and struck two males who were on the walkway. Her car then crashed into a wall, which spun the vehicle into the northbound lanes of Maryland.

One of the pedestrians, Bryan, passed away at the scene, authorities stated. The other, a 75-year-old man, was taken to Sunrise Medical facility to be dealt with for critical injuries.

The 30-year-old motorist, who was recognized as Nicole Johnson, failed field sobriety tests, police said. She was jailed for driving under the impact causing death and DUI triggering considerable physical harm.

It was not instantly clear if she was injured.

The incident marked the 83rd traffic-related fatality in Metro’s jurisdiction.

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Female juvenile pedestrian in vital condition after being struck by vehicle


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A female juvenile is in important condition this night, after being struck by an automobile.

Metro cops state it occurred at around 8:30 p.m., near Warm Springs Road and Cimarron Road, as the juvenile was strolling outside a crosswalk.

The vehicle did stay on the scene and the investigation is ongoing.

Warm springs was closed from Cimarron Roadway to Buffalo Drive as cops examined the crash.

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