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Las Vegas, NV – Injury Accident Reported at W Sahara Ave & S Fort Apache Rd

By Burg Simpson
August 10, 2021
4 min read

Las Vegas, NV (August 10, 2021) – A traffic-related incident reported in the Las Vegas area ended in injuries. At approximately 7:50 a.m., on August 8, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a collision on West Sahara Avenue.

Reports from authorities indicate that a traffic related incident blocked West Sahara Avenue at the intersection of South Fort Apache Road. The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department and firefighters closed off the roadway to remove vehicles and debris. At least one person was transported to a local hospital for further care. 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

Auto wrecks each year in the state of Nevada leave thousands of victims with injuries that force them into local hospitals. In many instances, those harmed are required to remain hospitalized for several days or even weeks as they go through medical care for their injuries. Those who are injured in crashes are often left with internal organ damage, traumatic brain injuries, or spinal cord injuries not only face devastating immediate impacts, but they are left with painful long-term consequences as well.

Although there are many instances where drivers are extremely cautious and considerate when it comes to their safety and the safety of others sharing the road, there is no way to foretell how other motorists who are sharing the road are going to drive. As a result, we continue to see thousands of innocent parties hurt as a direct result of negligent motorists who are not considerate of others. Vehicle operators who engage in reckless activities while operating their cars, trucks, and SUVs place the lives of others at great risk. Some of the main causes of traffic-related incidents in our state include:

  • Drivers who take part in reckless driving behaviors
  • Drivers who are under the influence of drugs or alcohol
  • Defective and malfunctioning parts
  • Motorists who are distracted by phones, people, or other objects
  • Drivers who are inexperienced

Being injured in crashes due to the actions of another motorist brings forth both immediate and long-term consequences that impact victims’ ability to work and engage in various tasks. When victims are harmed in collisions caused by others, it is imperative that they reach out to a competent car accident attorney in Nevada right away.

Those harmed in motor vehicle crashes may have legal options available to help them recover. Working with a trusted and effective legal team who will advocate on your behalf to ensure your legal rights and best interests are protected is crucial when it comes to your chances of recovering.

The injury accident attorneys in Nevada at Burg Simpson have over four decades of combined experience helping injured victims with holding wrongdoers accountable for their actions. Our team provides trusted and effective representation to ensure at-fault parties pay for their actions.

We negotiate on behalf of our clients with insurance companies to ensure our clients are able to recover the maximum amount of compensation available to cover the financial burdens they face moving forward. If you have been injured, contact our Nevada personal injury attorneys at 800-370-3970 or 702-553-1648 to see how we 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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