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15-year-old pedestrian struck by vehicle near Sahara, Eastern

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is investigating a critical injury crash involving a juvenile near Sahara Avenue and Eastern Avenue Tuesday afternoon.

According to the LVMPD traffic page, the crash occurred around 3:00 p.m. at Saraha Avenue and Burnham Avenue.

During the initial investigation, a 15-year-old male was cutting through traffic outside of a crosswalk. The teen was able to avoid the first two lanes of traffic and hit by a vehicle when crossing the third traffic lane.

The teen was transferred to Sunrise Hosptial in extremely critical condition.

Sahara Avenue will be closed while officers investigate.

According to police, impairment was not a factor.

Motorists are advised to avoid the area.