Las Vegas, Nevada (July 22, 2019)
UPDATE: The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police have reported that a woman who was involved in a Spring Valley area crash on June 14th has died. Sonia Alegre-Pinedo De Cordova, 63, was involved in the accident which occurred just before 10:00 p.m. at the intersection of West Flamingo Road and South Lindell Road.
The woman exited a bus and as she was crossing the street outside of the crosswalk, she was struck by a 2016 Mazda 3 driven by an 18-year old woman. Alegre-Pinedo De Cordova sustained critical injuries to her head was taken to the hospital, where she later passed away.
Her death marks the 63rd fatality in Metro’s jurisdiction this year.
Our thoughts are with the family of the deceased at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents Las Vegas, Nevada
There are 37,000 people who will die in the U.S. every year from automobile accidents, and more than two million people will endure permanent injury and disablement. Automobile accidents come in ninth on the list of the ten leading causes of death for Americans. Close to 5,000 pedestrians hit each year will die of their injuries.
The Las Vegas motor vehicle accident attorneys at the Cottle Law Firm have a benevolent way to work with individuals who have lost loved ones to a car accident. When you have endured such a tragedy as a surviving family member, you have the right to seek justice for your loss. Contact our team of Las Vegas wrongful death attorneys at 702-722-6111 and speak to one of our Nevada car accident attorneys regarding your personal injury claim.
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