Laughlin, NV - Pedestrian Fatally Hit by Pickup Truck at Bruce Woodbury & Cougar Dr

Laughlin, NV - Pedestrian Fatally Hit by Pickup Truck at Bruce Woodbury & Cougar Dr

Laughlin, NV (December 24, 2023) - On Friday night, December 22, a pedestrian was killed after a traffic accident in the Laughlin area. The deadly crash occurred at the intersection of Bruce Woodbury Drive and Cougar Drive at around 6:20 p.m. Local reports indicated that a 70-year-old man was crossing at the intersection as a 2019 Ram pickup truck was headed down Bruce Woodbury Drive.

The driver hit the pedestrian as he crossed the road. The injured party was transported to Western Arizona Regional Medical Center for treatment of life-threatening injuries. He was later pronounced dead by attending medical personnel. No additional information on the fatal accident is currently available.

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

Deadly Pedestrian Accidents in Nevada

When an automobile hits a pedestrian, there is a good chance that they will get hurt. Pedestrian collisions continue to be a serious concern in Nevada and around the country. The majority of pedestrian fatalities and around 85.7 percent of pedestrian crashes happen in urban areas, according to data from the National Safety Council (NSC). More pedestrians than any other kind of road user are killed in crashes, and you need to be sure you are ready to protect your rights if you or someone close to you is hurt as a pedestrian.

Losing someone you love is a difficult experience. It could be even harder to handle if you later find out that someone else's careless behavior caused the fatal accident. You need to be sure that you and your family have the best chance of obtaining financial recovery. You may be able to take legal action against the at-fault party. Families usually wait to file a lawsuit following a fatal crash because dealing with the loss can be challenging enough. Struggling with a wrongful death lawsuit on top of that is the last thing that you want to think about. However, it is important that you take immediate action to increase your chances of a successful outcome for your case.

After a fatal vehicle accident, a lot is at stake, and wrongful death lawsuits are infamously difficult. You have to be ready to protect your own legal rights as well as the rights of the deceased party. A knowledgeable personal injury lawyer can help you navigate the difficult claims process and ensure your case is treated appropriately at every stage.

If someone you love is killed in a pedestrian accident, you might need help from the attorneys at Viloria, Oliphant, Oster & Aman L.L.P. You need an experienced Laughlin wrongful death lawyer on your side if you want to hold the careless motorist responsible for their actions. We can help you pursue the largest settlement that is appropriate for your situation. If you are ready to start pursuing a wrongful death lawsuit, give us a call at 775-227-2280 and discuss your case with a caring personal injury lawyer.

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