Injuries Reported in Las Vegas Auto Accident on McLeod Drive and Tropicana Avenue
LAS VEGAS, NV (May 24, 2021) – Sunday morning, authorities arrested Oscar Rios after a suspected DUI crash on McLeod Drive and Tropicana Avenue.
According to authorities, the incident involving three vehicles happened at around 6:45 a.m. Moreover, it occurred in the area of McLeod Drive and E. Tropicana Avenue.
Reports revealed that a southbound GMC Yukon traveled on McLeod Drive approaching Tropicana in the right lane. Meanwhile, a BMW X6 traveled behind it, and a southbound Nissan Rogue traveled in the left lane.
Furthermore, the BMW traveling at a higher rate of speed than the other vehicles changed lanes from right to the left. Then, it rear-ended the GMC Yukon before rear-ending the Nissan.
Moreover, the force of the crash pushed the Nissan across the intersection. Eventually, it came into rest along with the BMW on the south side of the intersection.
Meanwhile, responders transported a 45-year-old female driver of the Nissan with critical injuries. Also, they transported the driver and the passenger of the BMW with moderate injuries. The occupants of the GMC traveled to a hospital on their own for treatment.
Also, authorities booked the 44-year-old driver of the BMW, Oscar Rios, to Clark County Detention Center on suspicion of DUI.
It is important to always abide by all traffic laws and to do your part to prevent devastating consequences to you and others. If you find yourself unable to safely operate a vehicle, there are always other options for transportation.
Filing a Case after Crash on McLeod Drive and Tropicana Avenue
Thousands of people across Nevada suffer injuries in DUI crashes every year.
Therefore, it is crucial to know how to proceed in case you find yourself injured after an accident.
“The most valuable step you can take in response to a car crash is hiring a personal injury attorney,” says Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers.
We at Sweet Lawyers are at your best when it comes to serious auto accidents. With our over 40 years of experience in the legal field, we know what it takes to win your case. Call us today at (800) 674 7852 for 100% free case evaluation and confidential consultation. For your convenience, you can also reach us through email, online chat, or text message 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.