1 Killed in Las Vegas Pedestrian Crash near Katie Lane and Twain Avenue
LAS VEGAS, NV (May 24, 2020) – Friday evening, a deadly auto-pedestrian accident occurred near Maryland Parkway. This resulted in the arrest of Brandon Christopher Lopes.
The police revealed that the incident occurred at about 9:20 p.m. near the South Maryland Parkway intersection.
According to the police reports, Brandon Christopher Lopes, 19, struck the male pedestrian and fled the scene.
As a result, the officers chased down the driver, and placed him under arrest.
The police also revealed that the pedestrian struck later succumbed to his injuries at the hospital.
Meanwhile, the suspect driver sustained non-life-threatening injuries.
Las Vegas Hit-and-Run Crash Investigation
Moreover, police closed off the surrounding area near Twain Avenue and Maryland Parkway for a brief time during cleanup and the preliminary investigation.
However, the roadway’s since reopened to traffic, after several hours.
Furthermore, the authorities advised the public to use alternate routes and avoid the area.
Indeed, Brandon Christopher Lopes is being held on an out-of-state fugitive warrant.
We extend our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of the victim.
In today’s current state of affairs, walking outside has increased in commonality. Meanwhile, so has the risk of pedestrian accidents.
According to Tyler Toomey, a practicing attorney at Sweet Lawyers, “Common locations for these pedestrian incidents include shopping center entrances and street corners.”
In the face of such tragedy, it is important to make sure your family is taken care of. If you want strong legal representation to advocate on your behalf, contact Sweet Lawyers at (800) 674 7852. When someone dies in a pedestrian accident, the children, parents, or guardians of the deceased have the right to file a claim. We are a wrongful death case law group that aims to do right by your loved one. In addition, we’re determined to get you the best settlement while you work on healing and recovering. Call us today for a 100% free case evaluation. Above all, we believe your loved one deserves proper justice.