Clark County, NV (May 7, 2019) – Authorities have confirmed the identity of a pedestrian who lost their life after a fatal hit-and-run accident on Monday, May 6th. The time of the accident was at exactly 5 a.m., and officials state that it took place at the intersection of El Capitan Way and Horse Dr.
The pedestrian involved was 65-year-old Felix McNair Jr. He was walking within a marked crosswalk when he was struck by the truck.
McNair was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.
The driver of the vehicle, 26-year-old Bian Alton, was headed north on El Capitan when he struck the pedestrian, and he failed to remain at the scene of the accident and was later arrested by officials due to his failure to stop after the crash.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Felix McNair Jr. at this time. Our thoughts are with them.
Wrongful Death Accidents in Las Vegas
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.