Las Vegas, NV - Pedestrian Dies in Hit-&-Run on Sahara Ave

Las Vegas, NV - Pedestrian Dies in Hit-&-Run on Sahara Ave

Las Vegas, NV (March 13, 2024) - On Tuesday, March 12, a pedestrian was killed following a hit-and-run accident in the Las Vegas area. The deadly accident occurred at the corner of W. Sahara Avenue and S. Valley View Boulevard early that morning at around 1:15 a.m. Emergency responders were quickly dispatched after being notified of a pedestrian-vehicle accident.

Local reports indicated that a 34-year-old male pedestrian was crossing on Sahara when he was hit by an eastbound 2015 Nissan 370Z. The driver of the Nissan, later identified as 29-year-old Angelo Pascua of Las Vegas, initially left the scene but later returned a few hours later to direct officers to his vehicle.

The injured party suffered fatal injuries and was later pronounced dead. The deceased victim was identified as Lavan Canada. The driver was charged with a hit-and-run. No further information has been provided at this time. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the incident is underway.

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

Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Nevada

When a car hits a person, there's a substantial chance that the victim will suffer severe injuries. Pedestrian safety is a serious issue right here in Nevada and across the United States. The bulk of pedestrian fatalities and 85.7 percent of pedestrian crashes take place on city streets, according to data from the National Safety Council (NSC). Pedestrians are much more likely to suffer life-threatening injuries and substantial damages in the event of a crash. If you recently lost someone in a deadly pedestrian accident, you need to protect your legal rights by consulting with a trained personal injury lawyer to file a wrongful death case.

Losing a loved one is never easy, and it could be even more difficult to deal with if you later discover that the deadly crash was caused by someone else's reckless behavior. You must make sure that you and your family have the best opportunity for financial recovery. You may be able to pursue a wrongful death claim in order to seek financial recovery following a deadly crash. It is possible for a representative of the deceased—typically a close relative—to bring a wrongful death lawsuit. It should be your last concern to be juggling a wrongful death case on top of everything else during this difficult time. In order to preserve important evidence and bolster your case, you need to move quickly and get started on your case as soon as possible with a trained attorney.

Viloria, Oliphant, Oster & Aman L.L.P. is prepared to assist in the event that a loved one is killed in a pedestrian accident. You will need a skilled Las Vegas wrongful death attorney on your side to get the most out of your case. Our lawyers have a proven track record of helping grieving families pursue strong cases for recovery. Contact us today at 775-227-2280 to discuss your case with a skilled lawyer.

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