According to the authorities, this suspected Las Vegas DUI accident occurred at approximately 2:15 p.m. on Saturday afternoon. An unidentified male was driving his motorcycle in a northbound direction on Nellis Boulevard near Cheyenne Avenue. At that point, the male driver of a sedan that was headed in the opposite direction crossed into the motorcyclist’s lane. The two vehicles collided in a head-on fashion and the man on the motorcycle was killed. The driver of the sedan was arrested on suspicion of DUI.
Nevada Motorcycle Accidents
First and foremost, we’d like to express our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the man who was killed in this suspected Las Vegas DUI accident. We hope that the police investigation leads to a fast and fair result. In addition, this Las Vegas motorcycle accident will now become part of the overall statistics regarding Nevada motorcycle accidents. Every year, more than 1,000 people are injured and nearly 50 people are killed in these crashes.
Las Vegas Wrongful Death Lawyers
If it turns out that the driver of the sedan was under the influence of alcohol or some other intoxicant, he could face serious charges relating to this suspected Las Vegas DUI accident. 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 in a crash, 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.