Officers Arrest Nicholas Raygoza in Las Vegas Hit-and-Run Crash
Las Vegas, NV (August 01, 2021) – On Sunday, officers arrested the 27-year-old Nicholas Raygoza in a DUI hit-and-run crash on Paradise Road injuring several people.
Responding officers arrived at the scene at about 3 a.m. near the intersection with Sahara Avenue.
Investigating officers said a red Chrysler sedan was northbound on Paradise Road.
Apparently, it was approaching the intersection with Karen Avenue at a fast speed.
At the same time, a silver Ford sedan was southbound on Paradise Road. It was preparing to turn left onto Karen Avenue when Chrysler’s front struck the Ford’s passenger side.
Rescuers took all the Ford’s five occupants to Sunrise Hospital, where two passengers remain in critical condition.
On the other hand, Raygoza, the Chrysler’s driver, fled the scene. However, officers later booked him into the Clark County Detention Center.
Officers said he displayed signs of impairment during the crash.Responsible driving include not drinking if you are driving.
Dealing With a Vehicular Crash
Even though state laws prohibit cell phone use when driving, upwards of 80% of car accidents are a result of distracted drivers.
Therefore, it is important to know how to proceed in case you find yourself involved in a traffic collision.
Here are the things that we need to do if in case of an accident:
– Before anything else, seek medical attention if you have been hurt.
– Get to a safe place to prevent further damage or injury.
– Collect as much information as possible: insurance and contact information of people involved in the accident and pictures/videos of vehicles involved. Also, do not forget documentation of fault, and whatever else that can be used for evidence.
– File a police report or incident report by calling 911.
– Hire an experienced personal injury attorney from Sweet Lawyers.
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