Las Vegas, NV (July 7, 2020) – A pedestrian was left with critical injuries after being struck by a vehicle in Las Vegas on Monday night, July 6th. The incident happened at around 10:45 p.m. at the intersection of Charleston and Las Vegas Boulevards.
According to officials, a Kia with three occupants went off the roadway and struck a light pole and a pedestrian at the intersection. Emergency responders arrived at the scene where they transported the pedestrian to a nearby hospital with critical injuries.
The intersection was closed down as officials investigated the cause of the incident. No further details have been reported.
Our thoughts are with the victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Nevada
According to reports, Nevada is home to the fifth-highest rate of reported pedestrian fatalities. All across the country, at least one pedestrian is struck and killed about every 88 minutes. Pedestrian accidents in Nevada, like anywhere else in the country, are commonly devastating and often catastrophic. Understanding your rights as a victim or a family member is of the utmost importance during such a difficult time.
At Richard Harris Law Firm, our dedicated Nevada accident attorneys understand what it means to suffer at the hands of a negligent party. We believe that all reckless drivers who cause the injuries or death of another person must be held accountable for their actions, and we are prepared to fight for the compensation you deserve. If you have been injured or lost a loved one in an accident with a motor vehicle, don’t hesitate to contact our Nevada car accident attorneys today at (702) 444-4444.
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