Las Vegas, NV – Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash on Charleston Blvd near Hollywood Blvd

Las Vegas, NV - Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash on Charleston Blvd near Hollywood Blvd

Las Vegas, NV (July 5, 2024) – Charleston and Hollywood Boulevards in Las Vegas have been closed after a fatal hit-and-run accident. At approximately 2:40 a.m. on Friday, June 5, a GMCV Sierra pickup truck was headed south on Hollywood Boulevard approaching a red light. A Honda was passing through a green light headed west on Charleston at the same time. Police said the collision occurred when the pickup drove through the red light and hit the passenger side of the Honda. The pickup truck then fled the scene before police arrived. Paramedics arrived and pronounced the driver and passenger present inside the Honda deceased. The driver was 18 and the passenger was 19, both residents of Las Vegas. 

We want to offer our sincere sympathies to the family or families of the deceased victims.

Nevada Traffic Accidents

Las Vegas, NV - Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash on Charleston Blvd near Hollywood BlvdTraffic accidents happen all the time in the state of Nevada, with thousands reported daily that cause injuries and some that end in fatalities. These wrecks are most often caused by the negligent actions of drivers. Car accidents are ranked as one of the most common reasons people end up with severe injuries or lose their lives. Every year, more than 6 million auto accidents are reported. Sadly, over 3 million people are hurt in these wrecks while over 40,000 lose their lives.

In the Silver State, more than 60,000 accidents happen yearly, resulting in over 20,000 people sustaining injuries and more than 700 deaths Sadly, people who suffer injuries in auto accidents have to spend a long time recovering in the hospital, keeping them from working and seeing their loved ones. 

Getting the help you need from a car crash lawyer in Las Vegas can help you recover in countless ways after you were seriously hurt in an accident. Whether dealing with emotional, physical, or financial challenges, consulting a personal injury lawyer can be beneficial, especially if the accident was not your fault. By filing a personal injury claim, you may be eligible to obtain compensation for the losses and damages incurred as a result of the accident.

If the worst has happened, and you have lost a beloved member of your family in a traffic accident, you may benefit from filing a wrongful death claim. A wrongful death attorney in Las Vegas can help you file a claim for compensation for funeral costs and more.

Contact the Simon Law Firm at 702-364-1650 at your earliest convenience to explore how our firm can assist you in obtaining the financial compensation necessary for your recovery. With no upfront fees and payment only upon successful resolution of your case, there is no reason to delay reaching out for assistance.

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