Las Vegas, NV - Cyclist Killed in Hit-&-Run at Lake Mead Blvd & Losee Rd

Las Vegas, NV - Cyclist Killed in Hit-&-Run at Lake Mead Blvd & Losee Rd

Las Vegas, NV (February 9, 2024) - A bicyclist died as a result of a hit-and-run accident in the Las Vegas area on Friday morning, February 9. The deadly crash took place at the corner of W. Lake Mead Boulevard and Losee Road at around 2:30 a.m. The victim was riding a bike when he was hit by an oncoming vehicle, local authorities believe.

A bus driver notified authorities of the incident when they found the victim lying on the roadway near a bicycle. It seems that the deceased party was hit by a motor vehicle, and the driver fled the scene without rendering aid. The injured rider suffered fatal injuries and was later pronounced dead at the scene.

No further information on the deadly accident is currently available. Local authorities are currently seeking information about the at-fault driver and suspect vehicle. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the fatal crash is in the hands of local law enforcement officials.

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

Deadly Bicycle Accidents in Nevada

Riding a bike is a great way to get around, and it is a beloved activity for many Nevadans. Unfortunately, riders are at risk of suffering serious injuries in the event of a collision. You need to be sure that you are able to ride safely while cycling in the Silver State. The state has a much higher rate of bicycle accidents. Statistics show that nearly 75 percent of the state’s bicycle crashes occur in urban areas, and 84 percent of victims in deadly bicycle accidents were men ages 20 and older. Nearly 80 percent of Nevada bicycle crashes occur during the day, but the majority of fatal bicycle accidents take place at night. Almost 73 percent of bicycle crashes are caused by some form of error on the part of the driver of the cyclist.

You need to be aware of your surroundings if you ride a bike in Nevada. Too many drivers in the state fail to look out for riders and cause life-changing accidents in the process. You need to be sure that you can partner with a skilled personal injury lawyer in order to achieve a full recovery. Cyclists are known to suffer life-threatening injuries in a crash, and that means the resulting damages are often much higher than typical accidents. You need to be sure that you can protect your legal rights by partnering with a skilled attorney.

The recovery process after a bicycle crash can be long and difficult. The legal team at Viloria, Oliphant, Oster & Aman L.L.P. will diligently fight for your legal rights every step of the way. We want to make sure that you and your family can get the compensation you are owed to make a full recovery. If you are ready to get started on your case, we are just a phone call away. Call a Las Vegas hit-and-run crash lawyer at 775-227-2280.

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