Las Vegas, NV – Bicyclist Killed in Crash on Fremont St near E Sahara Ave

Las Vegas, NV - Bicyclist Killed in Crash on Fremont St near E Sahara Ave

Las Vegas, NV (June 8, 2024) – A bicyclist lost their life on Fremont Street on the morning of June 8. At around 7:00 a.m., emergency responders were dispatched to the scene of the incident on Fremont Street. Several responders were observed on-site shortly after the 61-year-old cyclist was struck by the car. The man was knocked to the ground and severely injured. He was transported to Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center where he later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased. At this time, his name has not been reported. The driver of the truck that hit him remained at the scene and cooperated with police. 

We want to offer our sincere condolences to the deceased victim’s family. 

Pedestrian Collisions in Nevada

Las Vegas, NV - Bicyclist Killed in Crash on Fremont St near E Sahara AvePedestrian crashes in the United States have become a significant and problematic issue. This is mostly due to their frequency and severity, happening tens of thousands of times per year and taking the lives of thousands of people. In 2020, the United States saw approximately 6,516 pedestrian accident fatalities, averaging out to about one death every 81 minutes and an injury happening about once every ten minutes. 

In the past ten years, the United States has seen a substantial increase in pedestrian accidents. For example, from 2010 to 2020, pedestrian crash fatalities increased by approximately 46%. In urban areas, pedestrian crashes are more common due to a higher number of pedestrians and more traffic. More than  50% of the time, pedestrian crashes are caused by the actions of negligent drivers. 

If you or someone you love has recently been hurt in a pedestrian crash, you may be going through a very stressful time. Especially if you have lost a loved one in a fatal pedestrian crash, you may not know where to turn for help. You may be wondering how you will cover all of the costs associated with your family member’s accident. A wrongful death attorney in Las Vegas can help you file a wrongful death claim for financial compensation. 

At reputable and experienced Simon Law Firm, our skilled legal team has worked for over 30 years to aid crash victims and their loved ones after severe traffic accidents. Call our office at 702-364-1650 to learn more about how we can help you recover. We do not charge any fees up front and only require payment if you receive financial compensation for the losses and damages you may be facing in relation to your or your loved one’s accident.

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