Las Vegas, NV (April 28, 2020) – Officials from the Nevada Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a deadly pedestrian accident on Monday evening, April 27th. The crash took place on Las Vegas Boulevard near the Las Vegas Motor Speedway at around 10 p.m. Authorities reported that a tractor-trailer carrying a tanker collided with a female pedestrian on the roadway.
The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene by responding emergency personnel. The driver remained at the scene and showed no signs of impairment. The identity of the victim hasn’t been revealed.
Local authorities are currently investigating the cause of the crash.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly Pedestrian Accidents in Las Vegas
Las Vegas is ranked 15th out of 34 major cities in the United States for deadly pedestrian accidents. Across the country, a pedestrian was killed in a collision every 88 minutes. 16 percent of traffic fatalities in 2017 involved pedestrian deaths. Victims or their families should consult with a Nevada pedestrian injury attorney to recover lost compensation.
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