According to the authorities, this fatal Las Vegas motorcycle accident took place on Saturday afternoon at just before 4 p.m. A 21-year-old man was driving his motorcycle down Plain Sight Avenue as he encountered the intersection with Whitney Ranch Drive. As he moved closer to that location, the driver of a Ford pickup truck attempted to turn left and wound up in the path of the motorcycle. The motorcyclist went through the windshield of the truck, and he was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Nevada Motorcycle Accident Statistics
First and foremost, we’d like to offer our most sincere condolences to the family and friends of the young man who was killed in this Las Vegas motorcycle accident. We also hope that the police are able to identify a cause for this crash soon. In addition, this collision will now become part of the overall statistics regarding Nevada motorcycle accidents. Every year, hundreds of people are seriously injured and nearly 50 people are killed in these crashes.
Las Vegas Wrongful Death Lawyers
Clearly, more investigation will be necessary in order to assign any sort of fault for this fatal Las Vegas motorcycle accident. However, if it turns out that the driver of the truck caused the crash, it could lead to the filing of a Nevada wrongful death lawsuit by the family of the man who was killed. If such a lawsuit is filed and it’s successful, the family could recover damages that compensate them for their losses.
If you have lost someone you love in an accident, 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.