Las Vegas, NV – Pedestrian Struck by Truck on Lake Mead Blvd
Las Vegas, NV (December 21, 2020) – An accident reported on Saturday morning in the Las Vegas area left one person injured, according to reports. At around 11 a.m., on December 19, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department responded to the site of a crash on Lake Mead Boulevard.
Reports from authorities show that a pedestrian in a wheelchair was struck by a semi-truck on Lake Mead Boulevard near the on-ramp for the southbound side of Interstate 15. The pedestrian was injured in the accident. The victim was transported to an area hospital for further medical assistance. At this time, the crash remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victim injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Nevada
Every year, lawmakers across the United States work aggressively to enact laws to protect pedestrians. Although endless measures are taken to safeguard those who choose to travel by foot, we continue to see these people harmed at an alarming rate. Our state continues to see an increasing problem surrounding pedestrians harmed in collisions. In fact, hundreds of pedestrians are injured by vehicles along Nevada roadways each year.
The fact that pedestrians are without protection during collisions means they are more likely to suffer serious and life-threatening injuries. Pedestrian accidents often leave victims with broken bones and other debilitating injuries that require extensive medical treatment. Many victims are left with life-altering injuries that never heal. Many victims are left to deal with permanent disabilities resulting from their accidents. Victims deserve a fighting chance to get justice after being harmed in preventable collisions. The fact that we see tens of thousands of people hospitalized each year due to the reckless and negligent actions of others is alarming. Victims can work with a reputable attorney to hold those at-fault accountable for their actions. When victims are injured in collisions as a result of another person’s negligence, it is crucial that they reach out to an accident attorney Nevada pedestrian as soon as possible. An attorney can work with you to determine what legal options are possible for your claim moving forward.
The attorneys at Burg Simpson have spent over four decades of experience with putting together a proven record of success. Our Nevada injury lawyers have helped secure more than $1 billion in verdicts for our clients and we remain dedicated to helping those harmed in accidents due to the negligence of others. Our team provides aggressive and effective legal representation to ensure victims get justice. Contact our Nevada personal injury law firm today at 800-370-3970 or 702-553-1648 to discuss the legal options available for you.
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