Las Vegas, NV – Two Killed, Several Injured in DUI Crash on Boulder Hwy

Las Vegas, NV - Two Killed, Several Injured in DUI Crash on Boulder Hwy

Las Vegas, NV (April 25, 2024) – An impaired driver struck a family of five at a bus stop in Las Vegas on April 17. Due to the crash, Robert Higgins, 42, lost his life, along with his 14-year-old stepson. Amber Reedy, Higgins’ wife, and the young boy’s mother, sustained serious injuries in the crash. According to reports concerning the incident, Reedy sustained a broken pelvis and several skull fractures. Her two other children, an 11-year-old girl and an 8-year-old boy, were also seriously injured in the accident. The young girl suffered a broken tibia, femur, and ankle, along with a cracked orbital and some brain swelling. The boy, who was run over by the vehicle, suffered a broken pelvis, broken ribs, a lacerated spleen, and deeply bruised lungs. All the victims were taken to a local hospital by ambulance shortly after the collision. The woman who caused the accident was identified as Cynthia Phelps. She is facing five felony counts of DUI and reckless driving resulting in death or substantial injuries. 

We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family or families of the deceased victims. We hope for the full recovery of those with injuries.

Nevada Traffic Collisions

Las Vegas, NV - Two Killed, Several Injured in DUI Crash on Boulder HwyStatistics from 2023 indicate that a total of 386 people died as a result of vehicle collisions across Nevada. The unfortunate truth is that we continue to see a significant number of lives lost despite having strong laws in place to protect motorists. Experiencing the loss of a loved one can be incredibly challenging. Many families deal with overwhelming emotional burdens. Quite often, victims face tens of thousands of dollars in financial consequences as well. Bereaved families have the ability to seek compensation by filing a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. Working with a Las Vegas wrongful death lawyer is the best thing that you can do after experiencing the loss of a loved one. Your attorney will take control of the legal work as you focus on your family and moving forward.

At Simon Law, we pride ourselves on our comprehensive and thorough approach to wrongful death cases in Las Vegas. Our team of experienced attorneys will handle your case from start to finish, with a level of commitment and attention to detail that sets us apart from other firms in the area. We understand that choosing the right lawyers can make all the difference in achieving a successful outcome, which is why we offer a free consultation to potential clients.

With over 30 years of experience representing families and victims of car crashes, you can trust us to provide the highest quality representation for your legal needs. Contact our firm today at 702-364-1650 and let us show you why we are the best choice for your wrongful death case in Nevada.

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