According to the authorities, this suspected Las Vegas DUI accident occurred on Sunday morning at approximately 3:45 a.m. A 22-year-old male was driving a Ford pickup truck in a northbound direction in the southbound lanes of U.S. Highway 95. As he neared West Ann Road, he collided head-on with the driver of a Buick. The fore of the collision sent the pickup truck crashing into an SUV. The driver of the Buick was killed, the driver of the SUV suffered minor injuries and the driver of the pickup truck was arrested.
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 suspected Las Vegas DUI accident. We also hope that the police investigation leads to a fair and a prompt 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.
Las Vegas DUI Accident Lawyers
It seems probable that the man who was arrested after this suspected Las Vegas DUI accident will face serious criminal charges. He could also face a Nevada wrongful death lawsuit if the family of the man who was killed decides to initiate such a filing. If they do and their case is successful, it could lead to an award of damages that compensates the family for their losses.
If you have lost someone you love to a drunk driver, you need to seek the help of Las Vegas wrongful death lawyers who have been fighting for the rights of grieving families for many years. Contact Bernstein & Poisson today to schedule a free initial consultation.