According to the authorities, this head-on Las Vegas car accident occurred yesterday morning at approximately 3:45 a.m. An unidentified 43-year-old man was stopped at an inside left-turn lane on eastbound Flamingo Road at the intersection with Koval Lane. At that point, the unidentified driver of an SUV moving in the opposite direction on Flamingo Road slammed into the stopped truck. The man was killed instantly in the crash, and the driver of the SUV suffered what were described as minor injuries, and two other passengers in the SUV were also injured.
Nevada Car Accident Statistics
First and foremost, we’d like to offer our most sincere condolences to the family and friends of the man who was killed in this Las Vegas car accident, and we hope that the people who were injured are able to recover quickly and fully. We also hope that the investigation into this crash leads to a fast and fair result. In addition, this crash will now become part of the overall statistics regarding Nevada car accidents. Every year, thousands of people are injured and nearly 400 people are killed in these occurrences.
It seems that more investigation will be necessary in order to assign fault for this car accident. However, if it turns out that the driver of the SUV caused the crash, it could lead to the filing of a wrongful death lawsuit by the family of the man who was killed. If such a lawsuit is filed and it’s successful, it could lead to an award of damages that compensates the family for their losses.
If you have lost someone you love in a crash, you need to seek the help of Las Vegas wrongful death lawyers who have been fighting for the rights of suffering families for many years. Contact Bernstein & Poisson today to schedule a free initial consultation.