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Las Vegas, NV – One killed in Crash on N Durango Dr near Majestic Valley Ave

By Burg Simpson
July 22, 2021
4 min read
Las Vegas, NV – One killed in Crash on N Durango Dr near Majestic Valley Ave

Las Vegas, NV (July 22, 2021) – A motor vehicle accident reported early Tuesday morning in the Las Vegas area has claimed one person’s life. At approximately 12:45 a.m., on July 19, emergency crews were notified that an accident took place on North Durango Avenue.

Reports from local authorities show that a Toyota Rav4 and a Toyota Camry collided on North Durango Drive causing moderate delays in the area of Majestic Valley Avenue. The incident prompted the police and firefighters to close off the roadway as they worked to clear the scene.

The 44-year-old driver of the Rav4 sustained severe injuries and was rushed to a local hospital for care. The 26-year-old driver of the Camry was fatally injured and died at the scene. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with the victim injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.

We would like to offer 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, tens of thousands of families across our state are negatively impacted by motor vehicle collisions. These accidents send countless people to area hospitals where they are forced to go through extensive medical treatment. Although we hope that all victims involved in accidents are able to recover from their injuries, this is far from the truth.

More than 290 people lose their lives in auto accidents in Nevada each year. These accidents are often preventable, yet we continue to witness the overwhelming consequences they have on families throughout the state. Many people end up losing their lives in crashes caused by driver actions. Some of the most common causes of crashes in our state include distracted, drivers who fail to yield the right of way, those who are impaired drivers, and those who act recklessly while behind the wheel.

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. Families may be entitled to compensation to help alleviate the financial burdens they face resulting from funeral expenses, lost earnings, loss of companionship, and more.

Our accident lawyers in Nevada are passionate about fighting for peoples’ legal rights and holding 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. Since 1977, Burg Simpson has provided nationwide legal representation to families who have lost loved ones in auto accidents caused by negligent drivers. Our team takes great pride in serving grieving families to help them hold negligent parties accountable for their actions. If your loved one has died as a result of a motor vehicle accident caused by a negligent driver, it is crucial that you act quickly to protect your legal rights. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Nevada at 800-370-3970 or 702-553-1648 to schedule a free case evaluation to see how our team can help you.

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.

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