Nevada trooper injured when struck by hit-and-run vehicle

May 2, 2019

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say a Nevada Highway Patrol trooper was hospitalized after being struck by a hit-and-run vehicle early Thursday morning in metro Las Vegas.

Local news outlets reported that the trooper’s injuries were serious but not life-threatening.

Las Vegas police say the driver of a black pickup that hit the trooper shortly after 1 a.m. did not stop and continued to drive north on Boulder Highway near Lamb Boulevard.

No other details were released.