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09/05

Woman Riding in Ambulance Killed in Las Vegas Car Accident

Posted by: Jack Bernstein

According to the authorities, this Las Vegas car accident occurred yesterday at just after 10:30 a.m.  A woman who was reportedly already in critical condition was riding in an ambulance receiving treatment when that ambulance was hit by the driver of a pickup truck at the intersection of West Craig Road and North Decatur Boulevard.  The ambulance rolled over onto its side as a result of the impact, and both rescue workers riding in the back of the vehicle were injured along with four other people.  The woman was transported to a nearby hospital but did not survive the additional injuries.

Nevada Car Accident Statistics

First and foremost, we’d like to offer our most sincere condolences to the family and friends of the unidentified woman who was killed in this Las Vegas car accident. We also hope that the other people who were injured in the crash are able to overcome the harm they have suffered.  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 Wrongful Death Lawyers

If the available information regarding this Las Vegas car accident is accurate, then it seems possible that the driver of the pickup truck was at fault pending any additional information that comes to light.  If that’s the case, then the family of the woman who was killed could have legal options that include the filing of a Nevada wrongful death lawsuit.  If such a lawsuit is filed and it’s successful, it could lead to an award of damages that compensates the family for the losses they both have incurred and will realize in the future.

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 grieving families for many years.  Contact Bernstein & Poisson today to schedule a free initial consultation.

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