According to the authorities, this fatal Las Vegas pedestrian accident occurred on Sunday afternoon at approximately 2:45 p.m. An unidentified 46-year-old man was standing in a driveway at 3495 Hacienda Avenue near Pecos Road while a garage sale was happening in the yard. Suddenly, a vehicle being driven by an unidentified 76-year-old man that was heading west on Hacienda Avenue veered out of control, crossed oncoming lanes of traffic and ran up onto the driveway. The vehicle hit three people, injuring two and killing the man. The driver and the passenger were also injured in the crash.
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 Las Vegas pedestrian accident. We also hope that the people who were injured in this crash are able to overcome the harm they have suffered. In addition, this crash will now become part of the overall statistics regarding Nevada pedestrian accidents. Every year, hundreds of people are injured and nearly one person every week is killed in these crashes.
Las Vegas Wrongful Death Lawyers
If the available facts regarding this fatal Las Vegas pedestrian accident are accurate, then it seems likely that the driver was at fault. If that’s true then it’s also possible that the family of the man who was killed could file a Nevada wrongful death lawsuit in response. 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.
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 families for many years. Contact Bernstein & Poisson today to schedule a free initial consultation.