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Las Vegas, NV - Two Killed in Wrong-Way Collision at US-95 & Elkhorn Rd

Las Vegas, NV - Two Killed in Wrong-Way Collision at US-95 & Elkhorn Rd

Las Vegas, NV (December 10, 2023) - On Saturday, December 9, two people were killed following a crash involving a wrong-way driver in the Las Vegas area. The fatal accident took place at around 3:20 p.m. at the intersection of Elkhorn Road and US-95. Three vehicles collided at the scene, and one of the drivers was reportedly traveling in the wrong direction at the time of impact.

Two people involved in the collision were killed. The area was temporarily closed while emergency responders were present. No additional information on the accident is currently available, and the identities of the involved parties have been withheld. Local authorities are handling the ongoing crash investigation.

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

Fatal Wrong-Way Crashes in Nevada

Drivers who travel the wrong way on a major roadway are an active threat, and in many cases, some level of intoxication is involved. From 2015 to 2018, an estimated 500 people were killed yearly by wrong-way drivers across the United States. More than 2,000 victims lost their lives in wrong-way collisions during that timeframe. These crashes involve extreme impacts and are known to result in life-changing injuries for those involved.

When someone close to you is killed due to someone else’s reckless actions or wrongdoing. It can feel that nothing in your life will ever be the same. In these types of devastating situations, surviving family members may be able to pursue a claim for any resulting financial or non-economic damages. It is common for families to put off taking legal action as they process their grief and suffering, and you need to be sure that you are able to get the fullest out of your claim.

Some potential losses you may be able to recover include funeral costs, burial expenses, medical bills, and any other loss resulting from the accident. There are many circumstances that can lead to a deadly crash, and you need to be sure that you are able to take the necessary action in order to recover the full value of your claim. You should not try to handle your case on your own. You need someone on your side who is ready to protect your legal rights and fight for your full compensation.

If you are ready to get to work on your case, you need to get in touch with a trained Las Vegas wrongful death lawyer as soon as possible. The legal team at Viloria, Oliphant, Oster & Aman L.L.P. is here to help you during this difficult time in order to get you the maximum recovery in your case. There are many difficult aspects of wrongful death claims, and we are ready to make sure that your case is able to be handled appropriately. Our team of lawyers will be here to answer any questions that you may have in your situation. Contact our law offices today at 775-227-2280.

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