Las Vegas, NV - Motorcyclist Killed in Collision at Fort Apache Rd & Sherwood Greens Dr

Las Vegas, NV - Motorcyclist Killed in Collision at Fort Apache Rd & Sherwood Greens Dr

Las Vegas, NV (December 31, 2023) - On Friday, December 29, a two-vehicle collision in the Las Vegas area resulted in fatal injuries. The collision was reported near the time of 6:21 p.m. at the intersection of S. Fort Apache Road and Sherwood Greens Drive north of Blue Diamond. A motorcycle and another vehicle reportedly collided at the scene.

The rider involved in the crash suffered fatal injuries in the collision. The area was temporarily closed while emergency responders were present, and tow trucks were later required to clear the site of the resulting wreckage. No additional injuries have been reported at this time. No additional information on the accident is currently available, and an ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is in the hands of local authorities.

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

Deadly Motorcycle Accidents in Nevada

There is really nothing quite like riding a motorcycle, but everyone who rides one knows that there are risks that come with hitting the road on a bike. A recent four-year study carried out in Nevada found that motorcycles were involved in over 19 percent of traffic deaths, resulting in 306 fatalities. Motorcycle crashes have a high fatality rate. Around 80 percent of motorcycle crashes end in death or severe injuries. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there were 5,014 motorcycle fatalities and 84,000 motorcycle injuries in a recent year.

Losing someone you love is never easy. Following this kind of loss, you could feel hollow and believe that nothing will ever be the same in your life. These emotions could get more harder to deal with if you later find out that the reckless behavior of someone else caused your loved one's death. Car crashes are the primary cause of deaths and injuries in the United States, and fatal crashes are not rare in Nevada. You must be confident that you have a skilled legal representative to seek justice on behalf of the deceased in the event of a fatal crash.

If another driver's negligence results in a loved one's death in Nevada, family members may be eligible to sue. Wrongful death claims are so difficult and complex, so you should not try to manage one alone. Working with a trustworthy personal injury lawyer in Nevada who is equipped to take on your case can help in many ways. Your attorney can help handle your case so you can focus completely on your health and well-being.

The legal team at Viloria, Oliphant, Oster & Aman L.L.P. is here to help during this difficult time. Our Reno wrongful death lawyers will do everything within their power to ensure that the careless individual is made to pay for their actions. Contact our legal offices at 775-227-2280 to get started on your case and discuss your situation with a trained attorney. We can answer any questions that you may have about your claim during a free consultation.

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