Las Vegas, NV – Motorcyclist Critically Hurt in Wreck on S Eastern Ave near Wigwam Ave

Las Vegas, NV - Motorcyclist Critically Hurt in Wreck on S Eastern Ave near Wigwam Ave

Las Vegas, NV (April 30, 2024) – A motorcycle crash happened in southeast Las Vegas on April 28 that resulted in serious injuries.

Reports show the incident occurred at around 10:48 a.m. on South Eastern Avenue near Wigwam Avenue. A Toyota Sienna was coming out of a private drive onto Eastern Ave when it failed to yield to a 2000 Yamaha V-Star XVS650 headed south. The front end of the motorcycle struck the left front of the Toyota, resulting in critical injuries to the motorcyclist and damage to both vehicles. The motorcycle operator, age 33, was taken to a local hospital where he remains on critical condition. Police said the 72-year-old driver showed signs of impairment at the scene and was booked for charges related to DUI. Police continue to investigate the details of the crash. 

We hope for the full recovery of the injured victim. 

Nevada Motorcycle Accidents 

Las Vegas, NV - Motorcyclist Critically Hurt in Wreck on S Eastern Ave near Wigwam AveTraffic accidents are one of the main reasons individuals lose their lives in the United States. In fact, people aged 15-20 most often lose their lives due to traffic collisions in the US. Americans who end up with car accident injuries often have their entire lives turned upside down while they deal with painful injuries, emotional turmoil, and financial burdens.

When motorcycles become involved in traffic accidents, they often suffer serious injuries that land them in the hospital or worse. Every year, thousands of motorcyclists become injured in traffic accidents throughout the United States. On average, over 5,000 end up losing their lives yearly due to traffic accidents in the United States.

In the state of Nevada, the fatality rate related to car crashes is slightly higher than the US average, with 10.10 fatalities per 100,000 residents compared to 11.78. Nevada saw 396 traffic accident deaths in 2022, which is 34 higher than the initial 382 fatalities reported early in January.  Every day in the United States, more than 17,000 auto accidents occur that injure around 7,500 people and take the lives of over 100 individuals. Yearly, about 3 million individuals are hurt in car accidents and approximately 40,000 lose their lives. 

Those who suffer injuries in auto collisions often end up in the hospital, where they must undergo medical care that is overwhelming and expensive. The average cost related to hospitalization for serious car crash injuries ranges in the tens of thousands of dollars. Most people cannot afford to pay this amount of money for medical care. 

If you or a loved one were recently hurt in an accident, it is vital to be able to determine how it happened. If you think a negligent driver caused your crash, you should consider calling a motorcycle crash lawyer in Las Vegas  who can help you recover. An attorney from the Simon Law Firm can help you file a personal injury claim for financial compensation so you can get the money you need to recover. Don’t hesitate to contact our law firm at 702-364-1650 to talk to a lawyer who can help you at this time. 

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