North Las Vegas, NV - Fatal Motorcycle Crash at NV-573 & Vandenberg Dr

North Las Vegas, NV - Fatal Motorcycle Crash at NV-573 & Vandenberg Dr

North Las Vegas, NV (February 20, 2024) - On Friday, February 16, a motorcyclist was killed after a collision in North Las Vegas. The deadly accident occurred on NV-573 near Vandenberg Drive early that morning at around 8:45 a.m. Local reports indicated that a woman on a motorcycle was killed after being hit by an oncoming driver.

Local reports indicated that the rider was transported to University Medical Center in critical condition, and she was later pronounced dead on Sunday, February 19. The woman was reportedly hit by a Dodge Challenger driven by 31-year-old Robert McKinney. He attempted to flee the scene but was later apprehended by authorities.

McKinney showed signs of impairment and is currently facing charges including DUI resulting in death, hit-and-run, and other violations. No further information on the deadly accident is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the fatal crash is being managed by local law enforcement officials.

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

Deadly Motorcycle Crashes in Nevada

Motorcyclists are exposed to the dangers of the road due to their exposure on the back of a bike. In Nevada, motorcycle accidents have become a serious safety concern. Motorcycle fatalities in the state increased by an astounding 32 percent from 2020 to 2021, growing from 60 to 79. Statistics show that nearly 80 percent of motorcycle accidents end in death or injury, and riders continue to be overly represented in national roadway fatalities. If someone close to you is killed in a motorcycle crash, you need to partner with a trained attorney who can help you pursue a wrongful death claim in order to recover lost compensation.

Despite what many people think, most motorcycle crashes are caused by other drivers. Riders are more likely to be killed in the event of a collision, and the resulting damages are often much more severe. It is important that you are able to pursue a strong claim in order to achieve a complete recovery after a deadly motorcycle accident. It is common for family members to put off seeking legal action as they deal with their grief, but this can potentially weaken your case. It is always in your best interests to pursue a case right away in order to maximize your recovery and preserve key evidence.

There is so much on the line when pursuing a wrongful death case. The legal team at Viloria, Oliphant, Oster & Aman L.L.P. is here to help you navigate the complicated legal process and help you in your pursuit of justice. We have helped many grieving families from all over Nevada pursue successful wrongful death cases, and we are ready to get to work on your claim. If you have any questions, our North Las Vegas wrongful death lawyers are available for a free consultation. Contact our legal offices today at 775-227-2280 to get to work on your case with the help of a trained personal injury attorney.

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