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Las Vegas, NV - Deadly Two-Car Accident at I-15 & Cheyenne Ave

Las Vegas, NV - Deadly Two-Car Accident at I-15 & Cheyenne Ave

Las Vegas, NV (January 15, 2024) - On Saturday morning, January 13, a two-vehicle collision in the Las Vegas area resulted in a fatality. The deadly collision took place on Interstate 15 near Cheyenne Avenue early that morning at around 2:15 a.m. Two cars were involved in the crash, and emergency crews were quickly dispatched in order to provide the necessary aid.

One person involved in the crash sustained fatal injuries. Another victim was transported to a local hospital in serious condition. The area was shut down for several hours while emergency responders were present, and the highway was later reopened.

No additional information on the crash is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the deadly accident is being managed by local authorities. More information will be provided as it progresses.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim in hopes of a full recovery.

Deadly Auto Accidents in Nevada

The risk of a car crash is present any time you are on the road. Statistics show that there were 396 deadly auto accidents reported across the state of Nevada in 2022. Statistics show that Las Vegas was ranked 127th for the worst traffic congestion in the United States. The roadway fatality rate in the state was 1.35 per every 100 million miles driven that year. The state also experienced a 17.9 percent increase in vehicle fatalities between 2020 to 2021.

The loss of a close family member is indescribable, and the changes that it can inflict on your life are devastating. Car crashes take place daily in Nevada, but the severity of an accident can be traced back to an individual or organization in many cases. If someone else’s actions cause the death of a family member or loved one, they should be held responsible. If you recently lost someone in a deadly collision, you may have grounds to pursue a claim for compensation with the help of a trained attorney.

Wrongful death claims are often complicated, and they are difficult to manage on your own. Handling the legal process can quickly become overwhelming as you deal with your everyday life duties and the new reality you face. Instead, you need to partner with a trained attorney in order to maximize your recovery and ensure that the person responsible for a deadly crash is brought to justice.

At Viloria, Oliphant, Oster & Aman L.L.P., we are here to help you during the difficult time that follows a fatal accident. We have helped many families across the state of Nevada pursue full and fair compensation for the damages resulting from a deadly crash. We can help you better understand your legal rights and what options are available to you in order to pursue compensation. If you are ready to get started on your case, we are just a phone call away. Contact a Las Vegas wrongful death lawyer today at 775-227-2280.

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