Tropicana Avenue Pedestrian Accident Results in Injuries
Las Vegas, NV (November 15, 2021) – On Monday, 43-year-old man sustauned injuries in a Tropicana Avenue pedestrian accident.
The accident happened at 1:43 a.m. near the intersection with Koval Lane.
Emergency responders rushed the victim to a hospital with critical injuries.
Meanwhile, investigators said the victim was walking against a crossing signal in a crosswalk, when he was struck by a 2017 Toyota Sienna driven by a 46-year-old Las Vegas man.
The involved driver stayed at the accident scene and did not show signs of impairment.
Always make it a point to check your vehicle before you leave.
Start by inspecting your vehicle’s headlights and turn signals. Be sure that both front and rear headlamps are working properly and visible enough a couple of yards away.
Also, take a reading of your tire pressure and make sure you maintain the recommended maximum. While at it, take a peek under your vehicle and ensure there are no loose objects or leaks.
Most importantly, stay focused while on the road. Remove all distractions that could cause accidents such as mobile phone use, unstrapped toddlers, etc.
Dealing Pedestrian Accidents
Moreover, driving is essential for many in order to move about in their lives. But the thing is, it is one of the most dangerous activities we do every day. As often these accidents happen, many people do not know what to do in the event of a car accident.
The United States Department of Transportation said that there are approximately 300,000 merging accidents every year.
So, in case of accidents like this one, it is crucial that everyone remain calm in order to properly handle the immediate aftermath of an automobile collision.
Meanwhile, here are some of the things that we can do to practice defensive driving and avoid accidents:
– Always drive at a controllable speed.
– Never assume you know the other driver’s intention.
– Also, be prepared to positively react to other drivers.
– This one, we should never neglect: yield at intersections, even if you have right of way.
– Most importantly, stay focused on the road. Remove all distractions such as mobile phones unstrapped toddlers, etc.
Immediately call our attorneys at Sweet Lawyers if you were injured in an accident.
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