< img alt=" Rigoberto Flores-Tovar was jailed after crashing into a bus stop which led to the death of a pedestrian (Image: LVMPD).
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Las Vegas on July 29, 2018.
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( Chernéy Amhara/FOX5)( Chernéy Amhara/FOX5). LAS VEGAS( FOX5)-. Las Vegas Metropolitan Cops responded to a single automobile mishap in east Las Vegas on Sunday early morning. The driver of a 2002 Toyota Tundra crashed into a bus stop, striking a pedestrian near East Washington Opportunity and North Pecos Road at about 7:13 a.m., inning accordance with authorities. The motorist of the truck also struck a light pole
. Witnesses informed cops the motorist was heading south on Pecos Roadway and made a large right turn onto Washington Avenue. After completing the turn, the driver crossed additional lanes without stopping and eventually drove on the walkway.
The front of the Toyota hit a light pole before striking with the pedestrian, who was sitting on a bus stop bench, authorities said.
The pedestrian was a 43-year-old male, Metro Authorities stated. He was required to UMC Trauma with severe injuries, though the intensity of his injuries intensified and he was noticable dead by medical facility staff.
Authorities said the driver, identified as Rigoberto Flores-Tavar, was impaired and continual “moderate” injuries due to the accident. He was apprehended for driving under the influence, above the legal limit, leading to death.
Westbound traffic on Washington Opportunity west of Pecos was closed to traffic for the majority of the early morning.
Metro’s Crash Investigation Area was on scene to investigate the accident.
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