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Las Vegas, NV - Two Killed in Pileup Collision at Nellis & Charleston Blvd

Las Vegas, NV - Two Killed in Pileup Collision at Nellis & Charleston Blvd

Las Vegas, NV (December 25, 2023) - On Sunday, December 24, two people were killed and several others were hurt after a multi-vehicle crash in Las Vegas. The deadly accident was reported at the corner of Nellis Boulevard and Charleston Boulevard at around 1:30 p.m. Local sources indicated that the driver of a Mazda 3 swerved in order to avoid a jaywalker when they hit three vehicles.

The driver of the Mazda ran a red light and entered eastbound traffic before hitting the vehicles. The driver, a 40-year-old man, and a 65-year-old female passenger suffered fatal injuries. Five other people in the other vehicles were transported to UMC for treatment. No additional information on the fatal crash is in progress. Local law enforcement officials are handling the ongoing accident investigation.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.

Deadly Car Crashes in Nevada

Car crashes are the main cause of fatalities and major injuries in Nevada. Over 23,000 car crashes were reported in the city of Reno in a recent two-year study, and an estimated 7,800 car crashes take place each year. Between 2016 and 2020, 237,338 car accidents took place in Reno, with 100,060 resulting in injuries. There is always a chance of being injured in a serious car accident when driving in Nevada, and most state residents have to drive every day.

It can be difficult to continue on after a deadly car accident. It is never easy to lose someone you love, and in the event of a fatal accident, you must be able to defend your legal rights. There is so much on the line in a wrongful death claim, so you do not want to take any chances. Your ability to achieve a full recovery will ultimately depend on the outcome of your claim, and only a skilled lawyer can get you the money you are due during this trying time.

It only takes a few seconds for a deadly car crash to change your life forever. Many families are too hurt and distraught following a deadly collision to even consider taking action. You should consult with a lawyer as soon as possible if you want to get started on your case. If you wait too long to take action, it will be more difficult to recover fully and you can lose important evidence.

Make sure you have a knowledgeable legal team on your side if you are grieving the loss of a loved one. The attorneys at Viloria, Oliphant, Oster & Aman L.L.P. will support you through the process of pursuing a wrongful death claim. We want to make sure you and your family have a full recovery because we understand how difficult this time is for you. You can contact our Reno wrongful death lawyers for help with any questions at 775-227-2280 today.

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