According to the authorities, this fatal Henderson pedestrian accident occurred on Friday morning at approximately 7:15 a.m. An unidentified 71-year-old man was walking on a sidewalk on Hampton Road near Point Pleasant Drive in the Anthem neighborhood of the city. Suddenly, the 78-year-old male driver of a vehicle came from behind the man and veered off the road for unknown reasons. The vehicle hit the walking man and killed him instantly. Police are still attempting to determine why the crash occurred.
Nevada Pedestrian 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 Henderson pedestrian accident, and we hope that the police investigation leads to a fast and accurate conclusion. In addition, this crash will now become part of the overall statistics regarding Nevada pedestrian accidents. Every year, nearly 50 people are killed in these crashes. This incident also marks the seventh fatality because of traffic crashes in Henderson so far this year.
Henderson Wrongful Death Lawyers
If it turns out that the driver of the vehicle was at fault for this fatal Henderson pedestrian accident, 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, it could lead to an award of damages that compensates the family for their losses that could include lost income, the loss of companionship and other forms of loss.
If you have lost someone you love in a crash, you need to seek the help of Henderson wrongful death lawyers who have been fighting for the rights of clients for many years. Contact Bernstein & Poisson today to schedule a free initial consultation.