Traffic Accident

/ Traffic Command Center / Article


Pedestrian killed on I15 in Las Vegas

On Sunday afternoon, Nevada State Police reported that a pedestrian had died on I-15 northbound, south of Lake Mead Boulevard. The driver of a commercial fuel truck had been travelling on I-15 northbound around 11:46 a.m. when the incident occurred. The pedestrian was in the far right travel lane ”for reasons unknown” just north of the truck when it struck them. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene, and the driver sustained minor injuries. In a media release, police warned that the highway is no place for a pedestrian, and urged drivers to slow down, wear their seatbelt, never drive distracted or impaired. The freeway was closed initially, but reopened around 4 p.m.

No more information is available at this time.

Sep 26, 2023

Speeding was responsible for an average of 30 deaths per day in 2022, resulting in a total of 11,000 traffic-related fatalities. It was a factor in 29 percent of all deaths on Nevada roads that year. This alarming statistic stresses the importance of following speed limits and driving safely.

Notes: These posts were created through the use of secondary sources for the Richard Harris Law Firm. These sources include news stories and bulletins, local police accident reports, State Police News bulletins, social media outlets, and first- hand accounts about injury accidents that take place throughout the state of Nevada. For this reason, the information relayed in these posts has not been independently verified. If you identify any information that is incorrect or false in one of our stories, please let us know and we will correct the story to reflect the most accurate information available. If you would like the post removed, please let us know and will remove the post as soon as possible.

Disclaimers: As highly regarded members of the Las Vegas community, the attorneys at the Richard Harris Law Firm are always working to improve the quality of life and provide overall safety information for all of the residents of Nevada. We do this in an effort to create awareness about the dangers of driving and hope that our community members will make every effort to take the precautions needed to avoid these types of serious accidents. This post is not a solicitation for business and should not be viewed as such. The information in this post should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos used in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.

Help in a Crisis

Following a traumatic event, people often feel helpless, confused, and experience emotional shock. They are confronted with a situation for which they are totally unprepared.

Often there is no one available in the immediate aftermath of a tragedy to guide the victims through these difficult hours. The TIP volunteer provides this necessary temporary support until persons involved in the crisis are able to depend on family, friends, neighbors, and other resources in the community.