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Las Vegas, NV - Pedestrian Dies in Collision at Las Vegas Blvd & Richmar ave

Las Vegas, NV - Pedestrian Dies in Collision at Las Vegas Blvd & Richmar ave

Las Vegas, NV (February 11, 2024) - On Friday night, February 9, a pedestrian was killed following a traffic accident in the Las Vegas area. The deadly crash occurred at the corner of Las Vegas Boulevard and Richmar Avenue that evening at around 6 p.m. Emergency crews were quickly dispatched to the scene after receiving reports of a pedestrian-vehicle crash.

According to initial reports, a white Ford was traveling southbound on Las Vegas Boulevard when it hit a pedestrian that was crossing from west to east. The injured party suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver remained at the scene and cooperated with responding officials. No additional information on the fatal pedestrian crash is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is in the hands of local law enforcement officials, and more updates will be provided as it progresses.

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

Deadly Pedestrian Accidents in Nevada

There is little protection for a pedestrian if they are involved in a collision on Nevada roads. Pedestrian safety continues to be a concern across the state, and victims involved in pedestrian crashes are known to suffer life-threatening and even fatal injuries. Pedestrian fatalities are on the rise across the country, and there were more than 8,000 pedestrians killed across the country in 2021 alone. That is one death almost every 66 minutes. Nearly one in six roadway fatalities that year were pedestrians. The majority of deadly pedestrian crashes in Nevada take place in Clark County. You need to be sure that you are able to protect your rights if a loved one is killed in a sudden pedestrian accident.

Pedestrians are more likely to sustain life-threatening injuries in a crash, and it is common for the resulting damages involved in a pedestrian accident to be astronomical. These losses can place significant strain on the victim and their family members. Statistics show that careless drivers who fail to pay attention to the road are the leading causes of pedestrian accidents nationwide, and family members are often overwhelmed by grief to pursue a wrongful death claim in order to make sure they can seek justice for their loss.

Pedestrian accidents are known to result in fatal injuries, and you need to be ready to take action if someone else’s reckless actions cause the death of a loved one. Wrongful death suits are some of the most complicated we handle at our firm. You need to make sure that you have a qualified attorney handling your case from start to finish.

The legal team at Viloria, Oliphant, Oster & Aman L.L.P. is here to help you if you lost someone in an unexpected pedestrian crash. Our Las Vegas wrongful death attorneys have a proven track record helping grieving family members pursue compensation after a deadly collision. If you are ready to get started on your case, contact our law offices today at 775-227-2280.

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