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Las Vegas, NV – Crash with Injuries Reported at US-95 near Downtown

By Burg Simpson
August 12, 2021
4 min read

Las Vegas, NV (August 12, 2021) – Authorities in the Las Vegas area were requested at the scene of a traffic-related incident that ended in injuries. At around 2:41 p.m., on August 9, emergency crews were called to the site of a crash on US Highway 95.

Reports from authorities show that a collision blocked the northbound side of US Highway 95 in the downtown area. The incident caused some delays in the area as crews worked to clear the scene. EMS tended to victims on-site before transporting those in need of further care to local hospitals. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

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

Car Accidents in Nevada

Each year, tens of thousands of victims sustain injuries in motor vehicle crashes across the state of Nevada. The majority of accidents across our state take place due to the negligent actions of motorists. In fact, statistics show that nearly 80% of crashes are caused by driver error. Some of the leading causes of collisions throughout our state and include:

  • drivers who are engaging in reckless driving behaviors
  • drivers who failed to yield the right-of-way
  • drivers who are under the influence of drugs and alcohol
  • drivers who are distracted by cell phones and other objects
  • drivers who are speeding

When victims are hurt in motor vehicle collisions, due to the negligence of others, they may have legal options available for them to help recover. Victims who are injured in accidents may be entitled to compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and a variety of other damages they face in the aftermath of their accidents. Seeking the assistance of a competent car accident attorney in Nevada can help to ensure that you are in the best position possible to recover after being harmed in an accident due to the negligence of another person.

Our team at Burg Simpson has over four decades of experience fighting to protect the legal rights of victims throughout the state of Nevada who have been injured in collisions through no fault of their own. Our injury accident attorneys in Nevada strive to provide our clients with the most trusted and effective representation to ensure they are in the best position possible to recover.

Our team will personally go out to the scene of your accident to gather evidence and investigate. We stop at nothing to ensure our clients are in the best position possible to hold negligent parties accountable for their actions. If you have been injured in an accident, due to the negligence of another person, contact our Nevada personal injury attorneys  at your earliest convenience to see how we can help you.

Call our law firm today at 800-370-3970 or 702-553-1648 to schedule a free case evaluation with our team to discuss the legal options available to help you recover.

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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