A child riding in a stroller who was struck by a car Thursday appears to have escaped injury. The child’s mother was pushing the stroller about 1:40 p.m. when the vehicle hit the stroller, throwing the child onto the ground, said Officer Laura Meltzer, a Metro Police spokeswoman.
A man driving a pickup truck was killed early this morning when he lost control and was thrown from his vehicle on Interstate 15 south of Las Vegas. The accident was reported at 3:56 a.m. on I-15 between St. Rose Parkway and Jean.
A Metro Police motorcycle traffic officer who collided with a vehicle today was transported to University Medical Center in serious condition. The wreck happened about 1:40 p.m. at Durango Drive and Summerlin Parkway, Metro Officer Laura Meltzer said.
A biological mother’s suspicions about her 12-year-old son’s death a year ago triggered an investigation that last month resulted in the boy’s stepmother being charged with murder. Kalinda W. Mercado was charged April 19 in Las Vegas Justice Court with murder in the Feb. 4, 2012, death of Emmanuel Mercado.