Las Vegas, NV – Fatal Pedestrian Accident on I-15 near Tropicana Ave

Las Vegas, NV - Fatal Pedestrian Accident on I-15 near Tropicana Ave

Las Vegas, NV (June 24, 2024) – State police in Nevada are investigating a fatal traffic accident that happened on Thursday, June 20. At around 6:13 p.m., the incident occurred on Interstate 15 between Russell Road and Tropicana Avenue. The wreck reportedly involved a white semi-truck and a pedestrian.

The details of the incident remain under police investigation at this time. The road was closed while responders worked there, forcing local drivers to use alternate routes. 

We extend our deepest condolences to the deceased victim’s family.

Nevada Traffic Accidents

Las Vegas, NV - Fatal Pedestrian Accident on I-15 near Tropicana AveTraffic accidents are a common occurrence in Nevada, with thousands reported each day, resulting in injuries and fatalities. Often, these accidents are due to negligent driving behavior. Negligent driving is the leading cause of most auto accidents in the United States. Auto collisions are among the top causes of both injury and death nationwide, with over 6 million accidents annually, injuring around 3 million people and claiming approximately 40,000 lives.

When pedestrians become involved in auto accidents, they often suffer severe injuries or even fatalities. Every year, over 7,000 pedestrians lose their lives in traffic collisions that happen across the United States. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that over 50,000 pedestrians suffer injuries every year due to car wrecks.

In Nevada alone, over 60,000 car crashes are reported each year, leading to tens of thousands of injuries and hundreds of fatalities. Those injured in these accidents often face lengthy hospital stays, preventing them from working or spending time with loved ones, which can lead to significant stress and financial strain.

Seeking assistance from a prepared Las Vegas wrongful death lawyer can be invaluable for those who have lost a loved one in an accident. Whether dealing with emotional, physical, or financial challenges, consulting a wrongful death lawyer is beneficial, since the aftermath of a deadly crash can be extremely painful, both psychologically and financially, to bear on your own. By filing a wrongful death claim, you may be eligible for compensation for the losses and damages resulting from the accident, such as burial costs, medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, amongst other damages.

Contact the Simon Law Firm at 702-364-1650 as soon as possible to learn how our firm can help you obtain the financial compensation you need for your recovery. With no upfront fees and payment only upon a successful resolution of your case, there’s no reason to delay seeking assistance. We work diligently to ensure our clients receive full and fair compensation for the loss of a beloved family member. We know no compensation is enough to bring your loved one back, but we will advocate for your rights. Call us today to find out how we can help you recover.




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