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Las Vegas, NV – One Person Killed in Crash on 215 Beltway near W Cheyenne Ave

July 9, 2021 | 3 min read

Las Vegas, NV (July 9, 2021) – Authorities were called to the site of a crash on Friday morning that ultimately claimed one person’s life in Clark County. Just after 8:14 a.m., on July 9, the Nevada Highway Patrol was notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on 215 Beltway.

Reports from authorities show that a collision between a crane and a BMW sedan took place on 215 Beltway near West Cheyenne Avenue. The impact of the crash caused the BMW to burst into flames. One person involved in the accident, a female victim, was fatally injured. The woman died at the scene. The driver of the crane was uninjured. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the victim who lost their life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.

Fatal Car Accidents in Nevada

Each year, thousands of people driving vehicles and their passengers are hurt in life-altering automobile collisions across the state of Nevada. These traffic-related incidents often force injured parties into area hospitals for emergency medical attention. Although there are several treatment options available for those harmed, there is never a guarantee that they will completely recover. In fact, countless injured parties are forced to deal with permanent disabilities and pain and suffering. Although we hope that all victims involved in motor vehicle collisions are able to recover from their injuries, this is far from the truth.

Each year, car accidents in the state of Nevada claim the lives of more than 290 people. These crashes are often preventable, yet we continue to see the devastating consequences they have on families throughout the state. Not only are families left to deal with overwhelming emotional pain and suffering, but they are often required to spend thousands of dollars on funeral arrangements and other costs. When people lose their lives in accidents, due to the negligence of other drivers, their families should seek legal guidance from a competent wrongful death attorney in Nevada as soon as possible.

Burg Simpson’s injury accident attorneys in Nevada have over four decades of experience fighting to protect the legal rights of families who have lost loved ones in auto collisions throughout the state. Our team takes great pride in serving grieving families to help them hold negligent parties accountable for their actions. We are committed to helping change peoples’ lives for the better by providing aggressive and effective legal representation to them after enduring a tragic loss. Contact our Nevada personal injury attorneys at 800-370-3970 or 702-553-1648 to schedule a free case evaluation at your earliest convenience to see how we can help you. By scheduling a free consultation at your earliest convenience, we can discuss the circumstances of your loved one’s accident to help you get the justice and compensation you rightfully deserve.

Note: Independent sources were used in the creation of this post.  These sources include news reports, police reports, eye-witness reports, social media reports, and first-hand accounts about the injury accident. For that reason, the facts pertaining to the specific events surrounding this accident have not been independently verified by our writing team. If there is any information that is not correct about a specific incident or if you would prefer that the post be removed, please reach out to us as soon as possible so that we can make the correction or remove the post.  

Disclaimer: At the personal injury law firm of Burg Simpson, we have made it our mission to give back to our local community members. We have dedicated our careers to changing peoples’ lives for the better by fighting for them in court to ensure that they receive fair and full compensation for their injuries and damages after suffering an injury.  We hope these posts will help bring awareness to the dangers of driving and will remind members of our communities to practice safer driving habits and take the necessary precautions to prevent being injured. This is not a solicitation for business. The information in this post should not be misconstrued as medical advice or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.