Las Vegas, NV – Jade Ashlee Hernandez Killed in Wreck on US-95

Las Vegas, NV - Jade Ashlee Hernandez Killed in Wreck on US-95 near Lake Mead Blvd

Las Vegas, NV (June 17, 2024) – Police in Nevada report that a 29-year-old has been arrested under suspicion of intoxicated driving for an accident that occurred on Sunday, June 9. At around 2:04 a.m., police responded to the scene on the westbound off-ramp of US95 near Lake Mead Boulevard.

Initial reports made by police revealed that a Nissan SUV was occupied by a driver and two passengers while traveling on US-95 in the far right lane. Police say the driver tried to exit onto the off-ramp to State Route 147 when they could not maintain control and exited into an unpaved area on the left side of the road. The driver was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and later arrested on suspicion of intoxicated driving and other charges. A passenger in the vehicle was identified as 27-year-old Jade Ashlee Hernandez from Las Vegas. Hernandez lost her life in the wreck. A second passenger was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. Police continue to investigate the crash. 

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

Nevada Traffic Accidents

Las Vegas, NV - Jade Ashlee Hernandez Killed in Wreck on US-95 near Lake Mead BlvdEvery year, hundreds of people are killed in auto accidents that happen across the state of Nevada. Throughout the country, more than 100 people lose their lives in auto accidents per day. Unfortunately, most of these wrecks are caused by the actions of negligent drivers. This sort of driving comes in numerous forms, including distraction, fatigue, intoxication, and speeding. 

In the United States, negligent driving has become a serious and dangerous problem. The NHTSA reports that the actions of negligent drivers are behind over 92% of reported auto accidents. Drivers who operate their vehicles while fatigued, distracted, or intoxicated or who travel at unsafe speeds often end up causing collisions that result in injuries or even death.

Across the United States, over 6 million people end up dying each year due to auto collisions. These crashes cause 3 million people to sustain injuries annually. Nevada sees over 70,000 car wrecks per year that injure tens of thousands and take the lives of hundreds. 

If you or a loved one of yours has suffered injuries in an auto crash, you may be wondering how you can recover from your damages and losses. You may consider filing a personal injury claim for compensation. An attorney can help you gather the funds you need for medical bills, vehicle repairs, wage loss, and more. Moreover, if you lost a loved one in one of these incidents, a sympathetic and brave wrongful death lawyer in Las Vegas can help you file a claim for your loved one’s death to receive compensation for burial costs, medical bills, and other damages.

Contact the Simon Law Firm at 702-364-1650 to talk to our qualified lawyers, who can help you recover and collect compensation after the loss of a loved one in an accident caused by a negligent driver. You should not have to worry about your finances at a time like this, which is why we are here to help you get better. Contact us as soon as possible to discuss your case with our attorneys. 


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