Las Vegas, NV - Pedestrian Hurt in Hit-&-Run at Foremaster Ln & Main St

Las Vegas, NV - Pedestrian Hurt in Hit-&-Run at Foremaster Ln & Main St

Las Vegas, NV (February 4, 2024) - There were reported injuries after a hit-and-run collision in the Las Vegas area on Saturday, February 3. The accident was reported at the corner of Foremaster Lane and Main Street early that morning. A pedestrian was traveling through the intersection when they were hit by an oncoming vehicle.

The at-fault driver fled the scene without rendering aid to the injured party. The suspect vehicle was described possibly as a beige or gold Nissan Altima. The car also had white wheels and hubcaps with a dark window tint. Emergency crews were quickly dispatched to provide aid to the crash victim.

The injured pedestrian was transported to a local hospital for treatment of sustained injuries. At this time, no updates on the condition of the victim have been provided. Local law enforcement officials are handling the ongoing crash investigation.

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.

Hit-&-Run Accidents in Nevada

A hit-and-run crash is a devastating incident, and it can leave a victim unable to get the help they desperately need in order to make a complete recovery. Across the country, nearly five percent of car crashes involve drivers who flee the scene. There were 285 deadly car accidents reported in Nevada in 2019, meaning that an estimated 14 of these fatal crashes involved a hit-and-run. There were more than 3,000 hit-and-run crashes reported in Las Vegas alone from 2018 to 2020.

Any type of car accident can be a completely traumatic event. However, the distress that is often involved in a hit-and-run can be completely devastating. It is common for crash victims to be unsure of where to turn after a driver flees the scene of a serious crash. You likely will not know who will cover your injuries and other resulting damages as the at-fault party is nowhere to be found. However, even hit-and-run crashes can lead to successful personal injury lawsuits.

If you are hit by a driver who flees the scene, you need to write down everything you can see about the vehicle. This includes the license plate and a possible description of the driver. Then, you should contact the authorities to register the incident and get an accident report. It is possible that authorities can track down the driver and you can pursue a case against the at-fault party.

Dealing with any type of crash can be upsetting, but you need someone in your corner if you are involved in a hit-and-run accident. We understand that you are going through a difficult time, and we are here to help. The legal team at Viloria, Oliphant, Oster & Aman L.L.P. is here to help you navigate the complicated claims process and pursue fair compensation for your injuries and other related damages. If you are ready to get to work on your case, contact our law offices today at 775-227-2280 to discuss your case with a trained Las Vegas pedestrian crash lawyer.

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