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Las Vegas, NV - Pedestrian Dies in Crash on I-15 near Spring Mountain Rd

Las Vegas, NV - Pedestrian Dies in Crash on I-15 near Spring Mountain Rd

Las Vegas, NV (January 20, 2024) - There were fatal injuries reported following a pedestrian crash in the Las Vegas area on Thursday, January 18. The deadly accident took place late that night at around 11:30 p.m. Local reports revealed that a pedestrian was walking in a travel lane when they were hit by an oncoming motor vehicle.

The pedestrian suffered critical injuries and was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment. The area was temporarily closed while emergency crews were present. The injured party was later pronounced dead at the medical facility.

The driver involved remained at the scene and cooperated with responding officials. The identity of the deceased victim has not been made public at this time. Local law enforcement officials are handling the ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash.

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

Nevada Deadly Pedestrian Accidents

There is a strong chance that a pedestrian will suffer serious injuries when struck by a car. In Nevada and across the nation, pedestrian safety is a major concern. According to data from the National Safety Council (NSC), 85.7 percent of pedestrian crashes and the majority of pedestrian fatalities occur in urban areas. Pedestrians are more likely than any other type of road user to die in the event of a crash, so you should make sure you are prepared to defend your legal rights in the event that you or a loved one is injured while walking.

Losing a loved one is always challenging. If you later discover that the deadly crash was the result of someone else's negligent actions, it could be much more difficult to handle. Make sure you and your family have the best possible opportunity for financial recovery. You may be able to pursue legal action against the person responsible for the deadly crash. Families typically wait to bring a lawsuit as grieving over a loss can be difficult enough. The last thing you want to worry about is juggling a wrongful death case on top of it all. To improve the likelihood that your case will be successful, it is crucial that you act right away.

There are many unique factors involved in a deadly crash, and wrongful death cases are notoriously challenging. You need to be able to make informed decisions in order to protect your legal rights and maximize your case. A skilled personal injury attorney can guide you through the challenging claims process and guarantee that your case is handled fairly at every turn.

In the event that a loved one dies in a pedestrian accident, Viloria, Oliphant, Oster & Aman L.L.P. is here to help. You will need a knowledgeable Las Vegas wrongful death attorney on your side to successfully pursue a claim. We can help you in pursuing the greatest settlement in your case. Contact a compassionate personal injury attorney at 775-227-2280 to explore your case if you are prepared to begin pursuing a wrongful death claim.

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