Laughlin, NV – Three Killed in Semi-Truck Crash on SR-163

Laughlin, NV - Three Killed in Semi-Truck Crash on SR-163

Laughlin, NV (March 26, 2024) – A truck collision happened in Laughlin on the evening of March 23 that took three lives. 

Three people identified as Jeremy George Gebo, 44, Athena Faye Taylor, 21, and Owen Merrell Hart, 22, lost their lives in the wreck. The incident occurred when a semi-truck struck two motorcycles, one of which had two occupants. An investigation revealed that the truck driver was headed west on Route 163 when he crossed an unprotected center median, entered the eastbound travel lane and struck two motorcyclists. All three were pronounced deceased at the crash scene. The truck driver was arrested in connection with the crash. The Nevada Highway Patrol Southern Command Multidisciplinary Investigation & Reconstruction Team is currently investigating. 

We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the victims.

Car Crashes in Nevada

Laughlin, NV - Three Killed in Semi-Truck Crash on SR-163Traffic accidents have become a major concern not only in Nevada but also across the United States, often resulting in serious injuries or even fatalities. These accidents rank among the top ten causes of death nationwide, with young individuals aged 15-20 being particularly vulnerable. Shockingly, more than 17,000 traffic collisions occur daily in the US, causing injuries to around 7,500 people and claiming approximately 100 lives.

Pedestrians are especially at risk in these accidents, facing serious injuries due to their lack of protection against fast-moving vehicles. On average, pedestrians are involved in about 17% of all auto accidents in the US, resulting in over 6,000 pedestrian fatalities annually nationwide, with several dozen occurring in Nevada alone.

In Nevada, over 50,000 auto accidents happen yearly, causing injuries to tens of thousands and claiming hundreds of lives. Most of these accidents stem from driver negligence, accounting for over 94% of crashes according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

If you or a loved one has suffered injuries in a traffic accident caused by a negligent driver, the last thing you need to worry about is finances. Coping with severe injuries, hospitalization, and the inability to work or spend time with family can be overwhelming. In such challenging times, seeking financial compensation should not be an added burden.

Reach out to the Simon Law Firm if you find yourself in such a situation. Our experienced personal injury attorneys in Las Vegas are here to assist you in filing a personal injury or wrongful death claim, ensuring you receive the compensation you deserve. Call us at 702-364-1650 to connect with a knowledgeable lawyer who can guide you through the recovery process.

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