Karyn Page Arrested after Pedestrian Accident on Rainbow Boulevard [Las Vegas, NV]
Pedestrian Critically Injured, Karyn Page Arrested after Crash in Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS, NV (November 17, 2020) – Authorities arrested 44-year-old Karyn Florence Page of Las Vegas after hitting a pedestrian on Rainbow Boulevard, Tuesday evening.
According to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, the incident happened at about 8:40 PM. A pedestrian was standing on a sidewalk near a bus stop. A short time later, a vehicle went up the curb and hit the pedestrian at the intersection of Rainbow Boulevard and Charleston Boulevard.
Emergency crews then rushed the pedestrian to a hospital with critical injuries. As per reports, the pedestrian suffered lacerations, a broken spine, and a broken pelvis.
After field sobriety tests, responding officers determined that Page last used methamphetamine and marijuana several weeks ago. In addition, Page claimed that she took 1 mg of Xanax several hours before the accident.
Authorities later arrested Page on a felony charge of DUI of alcohol and/or a controlled or prohibited substance resulting in substantial bodily harm and a misdemeanor charge of failing to properly maintain a travel lane. She was booked at the Clark County Detention Center.
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