Las Vegas, NV (August 12, 2020) – According to reports from the Nevada Highway Patrol, there was a fatal collision in North Las Vegas that took the life of a tow-truck driver on Monday, August 10. The crash took place on Interstate 15 SB near the US-93 split in the north valley area at around 3 p.m. that afternoon.
Initial reports revealed that the collision involved two large trucks. Officials reported that a white Isuzu tow-truck carrying a silver SUV was traveling south on I-15 approaching a large tan Army National Guard vehicle. For unknown reasons, the Isuzu failed was involved in a collision with a National Guard vehicle.
The driver of the Isuzu tow-truck sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene by responding emergency personnel. The Clark County Coroner’s Office later identified the deceased victim as 34-year-old Thomas Burger. The cause of and manner of death is currently pending.
An ongoing investigation into the incident is being managed by the NHP.
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.
Our local Nevada wrongful death attorney Richard Harris is available 24 hours a day to answer all of your questions surrounding the fatal accident that claimed the life of your loved one. Call 1-888-657-1460 right now to be connected with our Nevada wrongful death lawyer who will provide you with a free case evaluation, a complimentary copy of the police accident report, and will ensure that your legal rights are protected and asserted. Call us today.
Deadly Trucking Accidents in Nevada
Large trucks can inflict devastating and life-threatening injuries in the event of a collision. There are more than 500,000 collisions involving large trucks reported across the country each year. In 2018, there were 4,136 people killed in trucking collisions in the United States. Of those killed, 16% were truck occupants. In 2009, the rate of truck occupants killed in collisions increased by 51%. Those who have lost a loved one in a fatal trucking collision should consult with a Las Vegas wrongful death attorney to pursue a claim for damages.
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