Las Vegas, NV (July 3, 2020) – On Thursday morning, July 2nd, a pedestrian was struck and seriously injured by a tractor-trailer in the southeast valley. Authorities said the collision happened at around 11:10 a.m. in the vicinity of East Lake Mead Boulevard and Boulder Highway.
Officials with the City of Henderson Police and Fire Departments said that a pedestrian was struck by a big rig while walking along the roadway. The victim was transported to a nearby hospital to be treated for serious injuries.
At this time, there has been no word on the victim’s current condition. Authorities are investigating the events that led to this incident.
Our thoughts are with the victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Nevada
According to official reports, Nevada is, unfortunately, home to the fifth-highest rate of reported pedestrian deaths. All across the country, at least one pedestrian is hit and killed roughly every 88 minutes. Pedestrian accidents in Nevada, like anywhere else in the United States, are commonly devastating and often catastrophic. Recognizing your rights as a victim or a loved one is of the utmost importance during such a time.
At the Richard Harris Law Firm, our dependable and 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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