Las Vegas, Nevada 2021-06-09 02:25:16 –
Las Vegas (KLAS) — Miguel Angel Morales (2) died on Monday night after being killed by an SUV while crossing a road near Douglas A. Shelby Park. According to police, the driver tried to get out of the park and the child collided with the path of the car.
Although it was not determined that the speed violation was the cause, neighbors say racing in this neighborhood is a big problem.
“At night, when the sun goes down, we start hearing the voices of men and women doing donuts,” says neighborhood Marisol C.
Neighbor Katrina Graves told 8 News Now, “They are running around the neighborhood at high speeds like highways.
At a memorial service for Miguel on Tuesday night, people lined up flowers, balloons and stuffed animals in honor of Miguel.
His mother, Maria Morales, who does not speak English, said she was just seeking justice for her child.
Joanna Aragon, a neighbor and family friend, rushed to the scene after hearing the news and said that the image was still in her head.
“My husband and I ran up there and saw a baby on the floor. That was really bad,” she said. “I can’t work today and I can’t sleep.”