Las Vegas, NV-UPDATE-Victim Identified In Fatal Rollover Crash On I-15

Las Vegas, Nevada (June 19, 2019)

UPDATE-The identity of the man that was airlifted to University Medical Center on June 13th has been identified as Glen George Nelson of Santa Maria, California. Mr. Nelson died at the hospital, he was 81.

Mr. Nelson was driving a blue Ford Expedition when a speeding Mercedes Benz S500 did not slow as it approached him. As the Mercedes came from behind the Explorer, it attempted to turn the wheel to the right but ended up crashing into Mr. Nelson in the process.

Mr. Nelson’s Expidition overturned on the road. When the police and EMS arrived, Mr. Nelson had to be airlifted to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

The details of this incident are still under investigation by the Nevada Highway Patrol.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Glen Nelson at this time. Our thoughts are with them.

Fatal Car Crashes in Las Vegas

Car accidents are very tragic especially when the result is an unnecessary fatality. This accident was the 21st of 22 fatal crashes that have occurred in the NHP Southern Command in 2019. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates around 6 million car accidents that occur each year. In most cases, these accidents result in injuries while a good many results in death.

The Cottle Law Firm understands the unimaginable pain that goes along with losing a loved one in such a reckless manner. It is truly heartbreaking for the families of these victims as they work to try to arrange the expenses and final details for their loved one’s passing. Our Las Vegas wrongful death attorneys can take the legal burden off your plate. Mr. Cottle has a benevolent method to help those who are grieving cope with their loss. He and the attorneys at the Cottle Frim will work tirelessly to ensure you see justice for your loss. Call us today, to speak with one of our compassionate wrongful death attorneys at 702-722-611.


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