LAS VEGAS (KSNV & MyNews3) -- Two women walking on the sidewalk in downtown Las Vegas were struck by a 2004 Lincoln Navigator Friday afternoon about 3:30 p.m.
The accident occurred on East Charleston Boulevard east of South 28th Street.
According to the police report, witnesses say a Navigator, driven by 24-year-old Analisa Gardea of Las Vegas, was traveling east on Charleston Boulevard when it drove off the south side of the road and struck the two women.
Dorothy Rojas-Enriquez, 43, and Kathleen Omalley, 54, both from Las Vegas, were injured. They were transported to UMC Trauma Center with serious injuries.
The Lincoln knocked over a streetlight pole and came to rest after hitting a tree.
Gardea was arrested and booked into the Clark County Detention Center for suspicion of driving under the influence of narcotics.
The collision remains under investigation by Metro's accident investigation detail.