North Las Vegas, NV - Injuries in Wreck at Tonopah Ave & Pecos Rd

North Las Vegas, NV - Injuries in Wreck at Tonopah Ave & Pecos Rd

North Las Vegas, NV (March 16, 2024) - Three people were several injuries reported after a driver ran a stop sign during a pursuit in the North Las Vegas area on Thursday, March 14. The accident occurred at the corner of Tonopah Avenue and Pecos Road early that morning at around 10:42 a.m. The incident involved a pursuit with a Kia Sportage SUV.

Authorities spotted the stolen vehicle and attempted to conduct a traffic spot near the corner of Tonopah Avenue and Civic Center Drive north of Owens Avenue. The driver failed to stop and a chase ensued. The Kia was traveling recklessly down Tonopah where it ran a stop sign at Pecos Road and hit a pickup truck and van before overturning onto its roof.

Three people in the Kia were taken into custody and transported to UMC for treatment. The driver was a man, and the two passengers were women. The driver of the van and a passenger in the pickup were also hospitalized. No further information on the accident is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is being managed by local authorities.

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

Intersection Crashes in Nevada

There are certain areas of the road that are more likely to be the site of a serious car accident. According to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), nearly 40 percent of car accidents take place at intersections. This means this is the largest crash category in the country. More than 50 percent of injury crashes and almost 20 percent of deadly accidents take place at intersections. Failure to yield when making a left turn is the leading cause of intersection crashes. Statistics show that stop sign-controlled intersections are involved in nearly 700,000 car accidents each year nationwide.

There is always a chance that you could get into an accident when driving. In a matter of seconds, another driver could cause significant injury to you, potentially changing your whole life in the process. Most likely, you will not be equipped to deal with the unanticipated losses that often occur after a car accident. In order to guarantee a full recovery, you must pursue a claim for compensation. If your lawsuit is successful, it could mean the difference between a full recovery and a difficult life where you have to deal with unmanageable damages and expensive medical bills. With so much on the line, you do not want to pursue your case alone. Instead, partner with a trained lawyer from the very start of your case.

The legal team at Viloria, Oliphant, Oster & Aman L.L.P. is ready to defend your legal rights at every step of your claim. Our North Las Vegas car accident attorneys will assist you if you have any questions about your eligibility to seek a compensation claim. Make an appointment with one of our attorneys at 775-227-2280 and get started on your case today.

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