Injuries Reported in Las Vegas Three-Vehicle Accident on Interstate 15 near California State Line
LAS VEGAS, NV (January 4, 2022) – Monday afternoon, eight people suffered injuries in a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 15 near California State Line.
The three-vehicle crash involving an 18-wheeler happened at 1:25 p.m. Moreover, it occurred on Interstate 15 near the California State Line.
According to reports, a tractor-trailer driver failed to yield for stopped traffic on Interstate 15. As a result, it crashed into a Dodge Ram with four adults and a child inside. Then, the Ram hit a Bentley with one adult occupant and three children inside.
“For unknown reasons, the driver of the semi failed to use due care and decrease speed,” reports said.
After the crash, responders airlifted the Dodge Ram driver to University Medical Center.
Meanwhile, ambulances transported the four other occupants of the Dodge to the hospital. Then, they took the Bentley driver and the two children to UMC.
Furthermore, the crash stalled traffic in the southbound lanes of the interstate. Also, one of three lanes was open as of 2 p.m.
As a driver, it is your responsibility to be a proactive driver, rather than a reactive one. Moreover, driving defensively prepares you for emergencies.
Moving Forward in a Multi-Vehicle Accident
According to the US Department of Transportation, there are nearly 300,000 merging accidents every year.
Indeed, common events on the road can just as swiftly become safety hazards. Furthermore, one must remain calm to properly handle the immediate aftermath of a multi-vehicle accident.
Sweet Lawyers offer legal representation from experienced and compassionate attorneys that safeguard your legal rights.
Ultimately, we value the trust and respect of our clients. Thus, we want them to know that injuries sustained in an accident often don’t become apparent until months later when it is too late.
Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers says that Las Vegas accident cases may call for a separate investigation. Moreover, an experienced attorney can spearhead fighting on behalf of the injured party.
If you have been involved in a dangerous multi-vehicle accident, reach out to the experienced lawyers at Sweet Lawyers. Furthermore, we have over 40 years of experience in the legal field. We know what it takes to win your injury case. Let us fight for you, and achieve the justice and compensation that you and your family deserve. Thus, call our offices at (800) 674-7852 for a free, no-obligation consultation with a professional.