1 Injured in Las Vegas Bicycle Accident on Sahara Avenue
LAS VEGAS, CA (September 16, 2020) – Monday morning, a bicyclist suffered injuries in a crash on Sahara Avenue in Las Vegas.
According to Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Lt. David Gordon, the incident occurred about 6:45 a.m. The crash took place near Sahara Avenue and Durango Drive intersection.
Meanwhile, Gordon revealed that the crash was between a bicyclist and a Nissan pickup truck. Moreover, responders transported the bicyclist to the hospital in critical condition.
Furthermore, LVMPD revealed that the driver was possibly impaired.
Also, the authorities shut down Sahara Avenue and Durango Drive in all directions during the investigation.
Bicycle Accidents and Personal Injury Cases in Nevada
According to NHTSA, pedestrian and bicyclist fatalities continue to rise in the United States. More pedestrians and cyclists died in 2018 than in any year since 1990.
For drivers to avoid fatalities and serious injuries, it is important to always be on the lookout for pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorcyclists. Meanwhile, if you’re a bicyclist, make sure to suit yourself with the proper biking equipment.
By obeying traffic laws and being cautious of your surroundings, you can prevent unforeseen accidents and keep yourself and others safe on the road.
Moreover, the most valuable step you can take in response to a vehicle crash is hiring a personal injury attorney.
“We strive to secure the future of our clients. Our clients include people who have been severely traumatized, both physically and emotionally, after a crash. Our goal is to protect them from further losses,” explains Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers.
Finding the right lawyer to handle your injury case can help shift your main focus on healing. If someone you love has recently been involved in a similar bicycle accident, do not face the aftermath alone. We do more than simply win cases. Our purpose is to maximize your recovery and grant you peace of mind, with your future at the forefront. During your initial call, we’ll discuss your case at length to determine your legal options. At this delicate time, many important legal decisions must be made. Call (800) 674 7852 for a free consultation.