According to the authorities, this Las Vegas car accident occurred just after noon on Thursday. The male driver of a Dodge and his female passenger were moving in a westbound direction on Gass Avenue. As they moved through the intersection with 4th Street, the vehicle was struck by the driver of a Ford van that had been moving north on 4th. The collision took the life of the driver of the Dodge and seriously injured his passenger. The driver of the Ford suffered minor injuries. No word was given as to which party was at fault for the crash.
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 Las Vegas car accident. We also hope that the injured passenger is able to survive her injuries and that the police investigation will lead to a fast and accurate conclusion. 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 Wrongful Death Lawyers
Clearly, more information would be necessary in order to understand which party was at fault for this Las Vegas car accident. However, if it turns out that the driver of the Ford caused the crash, then 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.
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 clients successfully for many years. Contact Bernstein & Poisson today to schedule a free initial consultation.