According to the authorities, this suspected Las Vegas DUI accident occurred at just before noon on Saturday. An unidentified 35-year-old man was driving his vehicle on Veterans Memorial Drive near Las Vegas Boulevard when he suddenly jumped the curb and began to drive on the sidewalk. The vehicle hit four pedestrians who happened to be at that location, and all four of them were injured. Two men were critically injured and rushed to a nearby hospital. One other man suffered serious injuries and a fourth man suffered minor injuries. The driver was arrested on suspicion of felony DUI.
Nevada Car Accident Statistics
First and foremost, we’d like to offer our most sincere thoughts of support for the men who were injured in this suspected Las Vegas DUI accident. We also hope that the police investigation leads to a fast and fair result. In addition, this Las Vegas car accident 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 crashes.
Las Vegas DUI Accident Lawyers
Clearly, the driver involved in this suspected Las Vegas DUI accident will face serious criminal charges. He could also face a Nevada personal injury lawsuit if the injured men decide to initiate such a filing. If they do and their case is successful, it could lead to an award of damages that compensates the men for their losses. These losses could include medical costs, lost income and pain and suffering.
If you or someone you love has been injured by a drunk driver, you need to seek the help of Las Vegas DUI accident lawyers who have been fighting for the rights of those harmed for many years. Contact Bernstein & Poisson today to schedule a free initial consultation.