According to the authorities, this accident occurred on Saturday afternoon at approximately 12:45 p.m. Three unidentified people including a 3-year-old girl were sitting at the bus stop at the intersection of East Owens Avenue and North Civic Center Drive when suddenly, the driver of an SUV lost control of his vehicle and crashed into the bus stop structure. The driver attempted to flee the scene of the crash but was detained by witnesses down the road. He was arrested and faces the possibility of being charged with several serious offenses.
Nevada Car Accident Statistics
First and foremost, we’d like to offer our most sincere thoughts for the people who were injured in this Las Vegas car accident, particularly the child who was injured critically. We also hope that the police investigation leads to a prompt and proper result. 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 crashes.
Las Vegas Personal Injury Lawyers
Clearly, the driver involved in this Las Vegas car accident is going to face serious criminal charges. He could also face a lawsuit if the people who were injured decide to take such a step. If they do and their case is successful, they could wind up being awarded damages that compensate them for their losses that include medical costs and pain and suffering.
If you have been injured by a negligent driver, you need to seek the help of Las Vegas personal injury lawyers who have been fighting for the rights of clients for many years. Contact Bernstein & Poisson today to schedule a free initial consultation.