NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- A 12-year-old boy was transported to University Medical Center with serious injuries after being struck by a vehicle Wednesday morning.
The boy was on a bicycle when he was hit around 7:30 a.m. at Goldfield Street and Tropical Parkway. The child was briefly pinned under the mini-van. Police say witnesses to the collision used a jack to lift the vehicle off the child. Police say the boy suffered a head injury.
This is the second incident this morning involving a child being struck by a car. Another 12-year-old suffered minor injuries after being struck by a vehicle on Fern Lane, near Sloan Lane and Sahara Avenue. That child was transported to the hospital for a minor knee injury. That collision happened around 7 a.m.