October 31, 2014
SPARKS, NV - A Sparks woman is in serious condition after being hit by a car while crossing the street.
Sparks police say the accident happened around 3 a.m. Tuesday near the intersection of 9th and C Streets in Sparks.
Police tell us when rescue crews arrived, the woman was unresponsive in the street just east of the intersection. Police say the driver of the vehicle that hit the woman remained on scene.
Investigators say it appears the victim was crossing 9th Street at C Street in the crosswalk, when the driver, traveling east on C Street, hit her.
Police say the driver of the 1990 GMC Van claims not to have seen the woman crossing the street.
The 49-year-old Sparks woman was taken to Renown with serious head injuries; she is on life support. Her name hasn't been released.
Police say alcohol does not appear to be a factor with the driver of the van.
It is unknown if any charges will be issued in this accident.