Las Vegas, NV – Woman Loses Life in Pedestrian Crash on Cheyenne Ave near Martin Luther King Blvd

Las Vegas, NV - Woman Loses Life in Pedestrian Crash on Cheyenne Ave near Martin Luther King Blvd

Las Vegas, NV (July 6, 2024) – A woman lost her life on Sunday night, June 30, in a fatal pedestrian crash in Las Vegas. Reports from local sources show the wreck happened at around 8:30 p.m. on Cheyenne Avenue near Martin Luther King Boulevard. Initial investigative reports reveal that a woman, age 67, was crossing the street when she was hit by a 1999 Acura sedan. The woman was pronounced deceased at the crash site by responding medical professionals. The driver of the Acura was identified as Luis Alvarado Lopez, age 29, who remained at the crash scene and showed signs of impairment. Lopez was arrested on charges of DUI resulting in death. 

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

Nevada Pedestrian Accidents

Las Vegas, NV - Woman Loses Life in Pedestrian Crash on Cheyenne Ave near Martin Luther King BlvdEvery year, tens of thousands of car wrecks happen throughout Nevada. Also yearly, tens of thousands of individuals end up with injuries due to auto accidents throughout the Silver State. At this point, the majority of American car wrecks are the result of negligent driving.

Drivers who get behind the wheel while distracted, overtired, intoxicated, or while traveling over the speed limit are risking their own lives as well as the lives of those around them. Driver distraction is behind around 400,000 auto accidents per year, taking the lives of around 3,000 people annually. 

Information from the NHTSA reveals that over 93% of car crashes reported throughout the country happen due to the actions of negligent drivers. If you or someone you love has recently been injured in a collision that you believe was caused by a careless driver, you may have legal options available to help you recover.

The only thing worse than being hurt in a crash yourself is having someone you love suffer the same consequences or worse. If you have recently lost a loved one in a collision, a wrongful death attorney in Las Vegas can help you file a claim for funeral costs and more. No one should ever have to worry about money at a time like this, which is why we are here to help.

At the Simon Law Firm, our skilled legal team has been working to help accident victims and their loved ones for over 30 years. Our committed team works diligently to ensure that you and your family members can recover financially with as little stress as possible. 

Contact us at 702-364-1650 to learn about how we can help you and your loved ones through this difficult time. We will stop at nothing to get you the compensation and justice you need and deserve after your life may have been negatively affected by the careless or reckless actions of a negligent driver.

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