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