Las Vegas Metropolitan Police are searching for a woman who allegedly drove onto a sidewalk and hit an unsuspecting man on the afternoon of March 14th.

Metro Police say the incident happened just after 4:30 p.m. just a few blocks east of the Strip.

According to multiple witnesses and a surveillance video, a car traveling on Sahara Avenue veered onto the sidewalk before hitting a man who was sitting in front of the Eureka Casino.

The driver then fled, hitting multiple poles while escaping the scene.

Metro Police say that the victim, a male in his 60s, was rushed to the hospital before he ultimately succumbed to his injuries.

Police described the driver as a woman, roughly 5-foot-7, between 25 and 35 years old, weighing between 120 and 140 pounds with dirty blonde hair and brown eyes. She was driving a white Ford F-150.

This incident marks the 20th traffic-related death in Las Vegas Metropolitan Police jurisdiction for the year 2021.

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