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Las Vegas, NV - Local Man Fatally Hit by SUV at Washington Ave & Nellis Blvd

Las Vegas, NV - Local Man Fatally Hit by SUV at Washington Ave & Nellis Blvd

Las Vegas, NV (December 11, 2023) - On Sunday, December 10, a Las Vegas man was killed after being hit by a sport-utility vehicle. The accident took place at the corner of Washington Avenue and Nellis Boulevard at around 6:40 p.m. The victim was walking on Washington when he was hit by a 2004 Chevrolet Tahoe. The 47-year-old man suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Chevy remained at the scene and cooperated with responding officials. The identity of the deceased has been withheld. No further information has been provided at this time. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the collision is in the hands of local authorities, and more information will be released as it continues.

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Nevada Deadly Pedestrian Crashes

There is a significant chance of injury when a car strikes a pedestrian. In Nevada as well as throughout the United States, pedestrian accidents are still a major concern. Based on data from the National Safety Council (NSC), most pedestrian fatalities occur in urban settings, and about 85.7 percent of pedestrian crashes occur on cit roadways. More people die in collisions involving pedestrians than any other type of road user.

It is never easy to lose someone you care about. If you later discover that someone else's careless actions led to their death, it may be even more difficult to deal with. You want to guarantee that you and your family may achieve a full financial recovery, and you must be certain that you are able to pursue the required legal action. After a fatal collision, it is typical for families to postpone taking legal action. It can be difficult enough to deal with the loss following a fatal crash. The last thing people want to think about is having to deal with a wrongful death lawsuit on top of that. To ensure that you can optimize your recovery, it is crucial that you act quickly following a deadly crash.

A lot is on the line after a deadly car wreck, and claims for wrongful death are notoriously complex. You must be prepared to defend both the deceased party's legal rights and your own. If you want to guarantee you obtain the greatest possible compensation, a skilled personal injury attorney can guide you through the challenging claims procedure.

You may need assistance from the legal team at Viloria, Oliphant, Oster & Aman L.L.P. if you lose someone in a deadly crash. If you want to be sure you can hold the negligent driver accountable for their acts, you need a skilled Las Vegas wrongful death attorney on your side. We can assist you in pursuing the greatest settlement possible for your situation. Give us a call at 775-227-2280 if you are prepared to begin filing a wrongful death claim.

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