Officers Arrest David Phillips in Fatal Hit-and-Run Collision on Tropicana Avenue [Las Vegas, NV]

Officers Arrest David Phillips in Fatal Hit-and-Run Collision on Tropicana Avenue [Las Vegas, NV]

Woman Fatally Struck on Tropicana Avenue

Las Vegas, NV (August 12, 2022) – On Thursday, the authorities arrested 72-year-old David Phillips of Las Vegas in a fatal hit-and-run accident on Tropicana Avenue.

The authorities received the crash report at about 11:11 a.m. east of Morris Street, near Boulder Highway.

According to the authorities, an eastbound Hyundai Sonata struck a female pedestrian while crossing the street outside of a marked crosswalk.

Right away, the rescuers rushed the victim to Sunrise Hospital where the officers declared her dead.

The driver, David Phillips, continued driving after the accident.

Later on, the authorities located David Phillips and arrested him on suspicion of driving under the influence and leaving the scene of a collision.


Losing a loved one in a traffic collision is indeed devastating. Thus, we at Sweet Lawyers are sending our sincere condolences to the family and community of the person who was fatally struck on Tropicana Avenue.


Facing a Loved One’s Untimely Death

We at Sweet Lawyers understand that losing a loved one in a traffic accident is devastating.

More so, if it is to deal with the legalities of a wrongful death case. In the event of a loved one’s untimely death, you need the help of legal experts to fight for you and to get the justice your loved one deserves.

The benefit of getting yourself a wrongful death attorney is that they will help you get compensation for the economic and non-economic damages incurred as a result of the death.

However, know that with a wrongful death case, there is a time limit on which the bereaved can take legal action. These restrictions are called the statute of limitations. It only allows the bereaved to file a wrongful death lawsuit within a certain amount of time. When these expire, the legal claim is no longer valid and the loved ones can no longer file a lawsuit.

Thus, it is crucial to know and understand these time limitations, as they vary from state to state and case to case.

So, reach out to us here at Sweet Lawyers if a loved one died in a traffic accident. Our legal experts will guide you on how to go about a possible wrongful death claim.

Our legal experts will exhaust their best to ensure you get the maximum settlement. They will speak to witnesses and analyze evidence.

Call our offices right now at (800) 674 7852.

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