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Henderson, NV - Three Killed in Collision at Lake Mead Pkwy & Grand Cadence Dr

Henderson, NV - Three Killed in Collision at Lake Mead Pkwy & Grand Cadence Dr

Henderson, NV (January 9, 2024) - Three people were killed following a collision in the Henderson area on Monday night, January 8. The deadly collision took place at the corner of Lake Mead Parkway and Grand Cadence Drive just before 6 p.m. A 38-year-old woman and her two children were traveling in a vehicle when it collided with another motorist at the intersection.

The woman and her two children suffered fatal injuries in the impact. The other driver, 36-year-old Daryll Smith, was charged in relation to the fatal crash. He is currently facing three counts of driving under the influence resulting in death and one count of reckless driving. At this time, the identities of the victims have been withheld. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the deadly crash is in the hands of local law enforcement officials.

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time.

Deadly Drunk Driving Crashes in Nevada

Statistics show that drunk driving is the leading contributor to deadly crashes in the state of Nevada, according to findings from Responsiblity.org. In 2019, nearly 30 percent of traffic fatalities in the state involved an intoxicated motorist. A total of 92 people were killed in DUI crashes in Nevada that year. Nearly is almost two full points higher than the national average of 28 percent. You need to be sure that you are ready to protect your legal rights following a deadly vehicle collision.

It is challenging to return to your normal life after a fatal car crash. Losing a loved one is never easy, and you need to be prepared to defend your legal rights in the event of a catastrophic accident. You do not want to take any chances because there is a lot on the line when pursuing a wrongful death claim. The outcome of your claim can have a serious impact on your way of life, and only an experienced attorney can help you collect the money you deserve during this difficult time.

A deadly vehicle accident can occur at any time and alter your life forever. Many families are too traumatized and distressed to even think about taking legal action. If you want to start working on your case, you should speak with a lawyer right away. You risk losing crucial evidence and making it more difficult to obtain just compensation if you put off taking action for too long.

If you are grieving the loss of a loved one, make sure you have an experienced legal team on your side. The Viloria, Oliphant, Oster & Aman L.L.P. legal team can help you navigate the challenging claims process. We understand what you are going through, and we want to help you pursue a successful case. If you have any questions about whether you have the right to submit a claim, you can get in touch with our Henderson wrongful death attorneys. Call our offices today at 775-227-2280 to speak with an understanding lawyer about your situation.

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