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Las Vegas, NV - Pedestrian Killed in Hit-&-Run at Tropicana Ave & Sandhill Rd

Las Vegas, NV - Pedestrian Killed in Hit-&-Run at Tropicana Ave & Sandhill Rd

Las Vegas, NV (January 10, 2024) - On Tuesday night, January 9, a pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run collision in the Las Vegas area. The fatal crash was reported at around 5:29 p.m. at the corner of E. Tropicana Avenue and Sandhill Road. Local reports revealed that a 2017 Toyota Corolla was headed westbound as the pedestrian was crossing the roadway.

The pedestrian was hit by the oncoming Toyota, and the at-fault driver proceeded to flee the scene. The injured party was transported to Sunrise Hospital by ambulance where they were later pronounced dead. The Corolla involved in the deadly crash was later located, and the driver was then found and placed under arrest. They are currently facing charges related to the fatal crash.

No additional information on the fatal accident is currently available. The identity of the deceased has been withheld. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is in the hands of local law enforcement officials, and more updates will be released as it continues.

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

Deadly Hit-&-Run Accidents in Nevada

Cyclists and pedestrians can suffer severe injuries in hit-and-run accidents. After a hit-and-run, many victims are unable to receive the vital medical care they need to recover. In these types of crashes, drivers leave the scene without providing the necessary assistance, and hit-and-run collisions have dramatically increased in recent years, according to statistics. An estimated 682,000 hit-and-run crashes are reported annually.

It can be difficult to move on after a deadly pedestrian crash. It is never easy to lose someone you love, and in the event of a fatal accident, you must be able to defend your legal rights. There is so much on the line in a wrongful death claim, and you do not want to take any chances. The likelihood of a full recovery depends on the outcome of your claim, and only a skilled lawyer can get you the best possible outcome for your case.

A deadly car crash can happen at any time, changing your life forever. Many families are too hurt and upset following a deadly pedestrian accident to even consider taking action. You should consult with a lawyer as soon as possible if you want to get started on your case. If you wait too long to take action, it will be more difficult to recover the full value of your case and you can lose out on important evidence.

Make sure you have a knowledgeable legal team on your side if you are grieving the loss of a loved one. The attorneys at Viloria, Oliphant, Oster & Aman L.L.P. will be able to support you during the entire process. We want to make sure you and your family obtain a full recovery because we understand how difficult losing a family member can be. Please contact a Las Vegas wrongful death lawyer at 775-227-2280 to discuss your case with a caring attorney.

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