According to the authorities, this Las Vegas pedestrian accident occurred on Saturday morning at approximately 8:30 a.m. The unidentified male driver of a Chevrolet sedan was attempting to turn left from Bridger Avenue onto Las Vegas Boulevard when he crashed into an unidentified 75-year-old woman who was reportedly in the crosswalk at the time. The woman was rushed to the nearest hospital in critical condition, and no update was given with regards to her status. Police do not suspect the presence of alcohol or drugs.
Nevada Pedestrian Accident Statistics
First and foremost, we’d like to offer our most sincere thoughts and hopes for the woman who was critically injured in this Las Vegas pedestrian accident. We hope that she is able to survive the harm she has suffered and make a full recovery. 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 per week is killed in these occurrences.
Las Vegas Personal Injury Lawyers
Clearly, much more information will be necessary in order for anyone to definitively find and assign fault with regards to this Las Vegas pedestrian accident. If the driver turns out to be at fault, it could lead to the filing of a Nevada personal injury lawsuit by the woman who was injured in the crash. If she initiates such a filing and that case is successful, it could lead to an award of damages that compensates her for her losses.
If you or someone you love has been injured in a crash, you need to seek the help of Las Vegas personal injury lawyers who have been fighting for the rights of those harmed for many years. Contact Bernstein & Poisson today to schedule a free initial consultation.