According to the authorities, this Las Vegas pedestrian accident occurred yesterday at approximately 4 p.m. An unidentified 37-year-old woman was attempting to cross the street on Blue Diamond Road in a crosswalk at the intersection with South Dean Martin Drive. The driver of a Toyota sedan collided with the woman, and early reports indicate that the driver was moving along at the speed limit. The woman who was hit was rushed to a nearby hospital, and police continue to investigate the situation.
Nevada Pedestrian Accident Statistics
First and foremost, we’d like to offer our most sincer thoughts and hopes for the woman who was critically injured in this Las Vegas pedestrian accident. We hope that she is able to survive her injuries 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 50 people are killed in these occurrences.
Las Vegas Personal Injury Lawyers
As stated above, more information would be necessary before fault could be assigned for this Las Vegas pedestrian accident. However, if the driver was at fault, it could lead to the filing of a Nevada personal injury lawsuit against that driver by the injured woman. If such a lawsuit is filed and it’s successful, it could lead to an award of damages that compensates the plaintiff 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.