Las Vegas, NV - Pedestrian Fatally Hit by Buick Encore at Russel Rd & Boulder Hwy

Las Vegas, NV - Pedestrian Fatally Hit by Buick Encore at Russel Rd & Boulder Hwy

Las Vegas, NV (November 30, 2023) - On Saturday, November 25, a pedestrian was killed following a traffic accident in the Las Vegas area. The deadly collision took place on E. Russel Road near Boulder Highway at around 9:15 a.m. Local reports revealed that a 2019 Buick Encore was traveling northbound when a pedestrian entered the roadway. The driver hit the pedestrian.

The victim suffered life-threatening injuries and was later pronounced dead at the scene. The identity of the deceased party has not been provided at this time. No further information on the deadly crash is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the deadly accident is in the hands of local law enforcement officials, 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.

Deadly Pedestrian Accidents in Nevada

When a vehicle hits a pedestrian, there is a serious risk of injuries. Pedestrian accidents continue to be a serious problem across the United States, including right here in Nevada. The majority of pedestrian deaths take place in urban areas, and nearly 85.7 percent of pedestrian crashes take place on urban roadways, according to data from the National Safety Council (NSC). Pedestrians are more likely to be killed in a crash than any other kind of roadway user.

Losing someone close to you is never easy. It can be even harder to handle if you later find out that their death was caused by someone else’s reckless actions. You need to be sure that you can take the necessary legal action to ensure that you and your family can make a complete financial recovery. It is common for families to put off seeking legal action after a deadly crash. Dealing with the grief that comes with a deadly crash can be hard enough, and combining that with a wrongful death suit is often the last thing on their mind. However, it is important that you take immediate action after a fatal crash to make sure you can maximize your recovery.

Wrongful death claims are known for being complicated, and there is a lot on the line after a fatal collision. You need to be ready to protect your legal rights as well as justice for the deceased party. A trained personal injury lawyer will be able to help you navigate the complicated claims process to ensure you achieve maximum recovery.

The legal team at Viloria, Oliphant, Oster & Aman L.L.P. is here to help you during the difficult time that comes with a deadly collision. You need a trained Las Vegas wrongful death lawyer on your side to ensure you can hold the at-fault driver responsible for their actions. We can help you pursue the maximum compensation available in your case. If you are ready to get started on your wrongful death claim, give us a call at 775-227-2280.

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