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Las Vegas, NV - Four Pedestrians Hit in DUI Crash on Lake Mead Blvd

Las Vegas, NV - Four Pedestrians Hit in DUI Crash on Lake Mead Blvd

Las Vegas, NV (March 19, 2024) - On Monday evening, March 18, four pedestrians were hurt after being struck by an alleged drunk driver in the North Las Vegas area. The accident occurred at the corner of Lake Mead Boulevard and Englestad Street late that night at around 9 p.m. A woman and two children were traveling in a silver Nissan Versa when it struck the four pedestrians.

A large gathering was forming outside a business at the 600 block of W. Lake Mead Blvd. The four victims were transported to University Medical Center for treatment of sustained injuries. The woman driving the Nissan showed signs of impairment. She is currently facing charges of driving under the influence and child endangerment. The area was temporarily closed as emergency crews provided aid to the involved parties. No further information is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is being managed by local law enforcement officials.

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Pedestrian Accidents in Nevada

Accidents involving pedestrians can be extremely dangerous, and tragically, fatal injuries are common for victims. Drivers routinely ignore their surroundings in Nevada's big cities, which can easily end in a serious pedestrian crash. Nevada does not have a good track record with pedestrian safety. According to the latest crash statistics, pedestrians are involved in over 24 percent of traffic fatalities in the state, with most of these collisions occurring in cities. You need to act by working with an experienced personal injury attorney if you or someone close to you is seriously injured while traveling on foot.

Serious injuries are common if you or a loved one is wounded while walking on or near a road. Pedestrians are especially susceptible to extremely serious injuries in case of a crash since they often lack any protection. If you want to maximize your recovery after being hurt while crossing the street, there are certain steps that you need to take. It is common knowledge that severe or even fatal injuries sustained in pedestrian accidents can lead to expensive medical bills and other losses that you may not be ready to handle alone. It is not fair to have life-altering injuries and to be left drowning in medical bills and other unexpected damages.

A pedestrian crash is never easy, and you will likely be dealing with serious injuries and other damages. You need to consult a trained Las Vegas car crash lawyer to make sure your legal rights are protected during this sensitive time. The trained legal team at Viloria, Oliphant, Oster & Aman L.L.P. can help you pursue a strong claim in order to fully cover your injuries and damages. If you are ready to get started on your case, contact our law offices today at 775-227-2280 to discuss your claim with an experienced lawyer. We will diligently fight for your full recovery at every stage of your case.

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