Las Vegas (April 28, 2006)–Volker Schmitt, senior engineer for Sennheiser Electronics Corporation, was hit by a hit-and-run driver in Las Vegas on Tuesday, April 25. Schmitt was at the city for the just-finished NAB Convention.
Schmitt was struck by a hit-and-run driver while crossing Flamingo Blvd. in front of the Tuscany Hotel. He suffered severe injuries and was taken to a nearby hospital. The Las Vegas Police subsequently apprehended the driver of the vehicle. Volker remains in critical but stable condition.