Las Vegas, NV (April 19, 2019) – An accident occurred inside the tunnel on Airport Connector SB, also known as NV-171. It caused multiple lanes southbound on the roadway to be closed earlier this morning. The accident occurred just north of the intersection of NV-171 and Sunset Rd.
Sources have said that the accident in the early morning of Friday, April 19, 2019. The incident took place in the morning hours at 6:12 a.m.
Emergency responders were on the scene to treat the injured. The accident resulted in the closure of the right and left lanes of NV-171. No other information has been released by authorities at this time.
The case involving the crash is still ongoing, and more information will be released by officials as it continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured parties who were involved in this crash as we hope for a full recovery.
Car Crashes in Las Vegas
Sources have reported that there were 331 fatalities on the roadways of Nevada in 2018. This is a significant increase of 6.4 percent from 2017, which only saw 311 deaths on the roads. Across the country, the rate of deaths due to auto accidents has decreased significantly. Altogether, the United States experienced 37,261 total of vehicle-related deaths in the year 2008. This is down from previous years, where deaths numbered at around 45,000. Still, car accidents happen every day, and it is important to seek the help of experienced Las Vegas car crash attorneys when you are involved in an accident.
The Cottle Law Firm has helped reward $7.5 million to victims of vehicle rollover accidents, and we can help you with your case, whether large or small. Please, contact our offices today at 702-722-6111 to discuss your case with one of our experienced personal injury attorneys. We are here to help you during your time of need, and get you the largest settlement possible for your claim.
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Disclaimer: At The Cottle Firm, we are proud and active members of the local community, and we strive to improve the lives of everyone in the state of Nevada. We are devastated by these accidents but hope that by bringing awareness to them, we can better protect our communities and prevent these accidents from occurring in the future. These stories not a solicitation for business, and the information included within should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We hope all those injured a quick recovery and our hearts go out to the friends and families of lost loved ones.