Las Vegas, Nevada (June 30, 2019)
Sources report that a major multi-vehicle accident occurred in the north valley which resulted in the injuries of at least 9 individuals.
The accident took place on Saturday afternoon around 1:00 p.m. The LVPD, as well as Las Vegas Fire & Rescue, were on the scene to provide aid to the injured parties. A heavy rescue unit was needed to remove a victim trapped inside a vehicle.
The accident occurred at the intersection of Lake Mead Boulevard and Tonopah Drive. Four of the victims suffered non-life threatening injuries. The driver that was responsible for the crash, however, is in critical condition according to police.
The details into the cause of the crash are still ongoing. The identities of the victims have not been released at this time.
Our thoughts are with injured accident victims, in hopes of a complete recovery.
Multi-Vehicle Car Crashes In Nevada
The CDC reports that distracted driving causes approximately 9 people to be killed each day in addition to over 1,000 people injured. Distracted driving is a leading factor in accidents that occur in Las Vegas, as well as driving while intoxicated and driving while drowsy. Las Vegas is can be a difficult area of the country for drivers to navigate especially when they are unfamiliar with the roads and busy environment. Out of all the dangerous cities to drive in the United States, Las Vegas ranks #5. In 2017, Nevada reported 290 fatal crashes.
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There is a 2-year statute of limitations in Nevada to file a personal injury claim, so do not allow the time to run out before you file yours. We can ensure that you don’t miss the deadlines. Call us and speak with one of our aggressive Las Vegas personal injury attorneys today at 702-722-6111 for a consultation regarding your case.
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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.