Pedestrian Killed in Suspected DUI
(Las Vegas, NV) – Metro is investigating an accident that occurred shortly after midnight Friday evening, which left one person dead. Police say a 1994 Ford Ranger was stopped in front of a residential driveway on Upland Boulevard, and the driver of the vehicle was standing to the rear of the vehicle. A 1999 Mercedes Benz E320 impacted the left rear of the Ford, hitting the driver. The driver of the Ford was transported to UMC Trauma and was pronounced dead after arrival. The driver of the Mercedes was arrested for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol involving an accident with death. This is the 42nd traffic related fatality of 2011 in Las Vegas.