Las Vegas, NV (May 6, 2019) – A pedestrian was struck in Las Vegas’ central valley at University Medical Center. The collision happened late in the day on Thursday, May 2nd. The exact time of the crash was at 11:15 p.m.
Officials claim that the fatal incident took place on Jones Blvd, north of Palmyra Ave. and near Desert Inn Rd.
The victim was outside of a designated crosswalk area and was struck within the roadway. She was struck by a 2006 Ford Mustang.
The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene after the accident. They did not show any signs of impairment at the scene.
The case into the accident is currently ongoing, and more information will be made public as it continues.
We want to offer our sincerest condolences to the loved ones of the woman who lost her life in this tragic event.
Nevada Wrongful Death
It goes without saying that crashes like these are far too common in the modern world. You don’t’ have to look long until you find news of another vehicle accident, whether online or on the television. In 2018, there had been 331 fatalities reported on the roads of Nevada.
With a growth of 6.4 percent from the previous year, this is a significant rise in the number of road accident related fatalities, which numbered merely 311 deaths in 2017. Altogether, the number of deaths due to motor vehicle crashes has gone down overall across the United States.
The Cottle Law Firm has experiences awarding over a quarter of a billion dollars to Nevada residents that were injured due to motor vehicle accidents. We at the Cottle Firm have decades of experience assisting clients with a number of injuries, and our talented staff of attorneys understands how to achieve successful settlements.
At the Cottle Firm, you’re not just a case number. Contact our offices now at 702-722-6111 to discuss your claim with a professional Las Vegas wrongful death attorney today.
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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.