Paradise, NV - Pedestrian Fatally Hit by Cadillac at Tropicana Ave & Maryland Pkwy

Paradise, NV - Pedestrian Fatally Hit by Cadillac at Tropicana Ave & Maryland Pkwy

Paradise, NV (January 28, 2024) - A pedestrian was killed after being hit by a motor vehicle in the Paradise area on Saturday, January 27. The deadly accident occurred at the corner of E. Tropicana Avenue and S. Maryland Parkway at around 8:23 p.m. Emergency crews were dispatched to the scene of a pedestrian accident.

Local reports revealed that a 41-year-old man was crossing the roadway when they were hit by an unregistered 2022 Cadillac XT5 traveling eastbound. The injured party suffered fatal injuries, and he was pronounced dead at the scene by attending medical personnel.

Local reports indicated that the driver showed signs of intoxication. At this time, the identity of the deceased party has not been provided. No further information on the fatal pedestrian accident is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is in the hands of local law enforcement officials.

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

Nevada Deadly Drunk Driving Crashes

There are few things as dangerous as driving while inebriated, and drivers who get behind the wheel and behave carelessly pose a direct threat to other drivers. In the state of Nevada, 20,130 collisions involving alcohol were reported between 2011 and 2020. A total of 7,200 people were hurt and 156 people were killed as a result of these crashes. In 2019, drunk drivers contributed to 90 fatalities on the state's roads, making up nearly 30 percent of traffic fatalities that year.

No one ever plans to lose someone in a deadly collision. It only takes a few seconds for a reckless driver to kill someone you care about, and you need to be certain that you can defend your family's legal rights if this happens to you. Dealing with a fatal collision is always difficult, and you may not be considering taking legal action as you deal with the grief of your loss. After a deadly crash, you need to be aware of your legal rights. Family members may be able to file a wrongful death claim in order to recover compensation related to the fatal crash. These are known as wrongful death cases. These are some of the most difficult types of claims our lawyers handle, and you need someone on your side with the right legal experience to maximize your recovery.

The legal staff at Viloria, Oliphant, Oster & Aman L.L.P. is prepared to assist you following a deadly auto accident. Our lawyers will fight to make sure your legal rights are protected every step of the way. Families should not be held liable for the damages resulting from a fatal pedestrian crash. You can pursue a claim for compensation with the assistance of our team of Paradise wrongful death attorneys. We are available to assist you if you have any questions. Give our offices a call at 775-227-2280 to speak with a compassionate personal injury lawyer about your case.

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