According to the authorities, this Las Vegas pedestrian accident occurred on Friday evening at approximately 5:40 p.m. A 63-year-old woman was walking with her son near Owens Avenue and Mojave Road when suddenly, the 23-year-old female driver of a Dodge sedan lost control of her vehicle. As a result, the vehicle rode up over the curb and onto the sidewalk and hit the woman. She was rushed to a nearby hospital in critical condition, but she did not survive her injuries. The driver remained on the scene.
Nevada Pedestrian Accident Statistics
First and foremost, we’d like to offer our most sincere condolences to the family and friends of the woman who was killed in this Nevada pedestrian accident. We also hope that the police investigation leads to a fast and fair result. 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 Wrongful Death Lawyers
If the available facts regarding this Las Vegas pedestrian accident are accurate, then it seems possible that the driver involved in this crash was at fault. If that’s the case, then it could lead to the filing of a Nevada wrongful death lawsuit against that driver by the family of the woman who was killed. If such an action 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 for many years. Contact Bernstein & Poisson today to schedule a free initial consultation.