Las Vegas, NV (August 9, 2020) – A man was struck and killed by a motor vehicle in the North Las Vegas area on Saturday afternoon, August 8. The fatal pedestrian accident reportedly occurred near the intersection of E. Lake Mead Boulevard and Las Vegas Boulevard at around 5 p.m.
According to reports from the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, the deadly collision occurred when a vehicle jumped the center median on E. Lake Mead Boulevard. Initial reports revealed that a Dodge Ram pickup truck was traveling westbound on Lake Mead Boulevard when it swerved out of the lane of travel, jumping over the median.
The man who was hit was reportedly in his 40s. He was taken to University Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead by attending medical staff. Authorities believed that the driver of the Dodge was impaired at the time of the crash. The driver also sustained injuries and was transported to a nearby medical facility for treatment.
An ongoing investigation into the crash is underway.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased. Our thoughts are with them and everyone that was affected by this tragedy. There is nothing more devastating than the unexpected and sudden loss of a family member especially if the accident that took their life could have been avoided.
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Deadly Pedestrian Accidents in Las Vegas
Pedestrians are much more vulnerable when traveling on the roads of Las Vegas, and pedestrians often suffered life-threatening injuries in the event of a collision involving a motor vehicle. Nevada had the fifth-highest pedestrian fatality rate in the country in 2017, according to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Fatality Analysis Reporting System. Thousands of pedestrians are killed in vehicle collisions across the country each year. Surviving family members of fatal crash victims should consult with a Las Vegas pedestrian accident attorney in order to pursue a wrongful death claim.
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