Injuries Reported in Las Vegas Pedestrian Crash on Flamingo Road and Escondido Street
LAS VEGAS, NV (April 25, 2021) – Friday morning, a pedestrian suffered injuries in an accident on Flamingo Road and Escondido Street.
The incident occurred at about 2:00 a.m., revealed Lt. Jesse Roybal with Las Vegas Metropolitan Police. Moreover, it occurred on Escondido Street, just east of Maryland Parkway.
Meanwhile, the investigators suspect that a vehicle hit the pedestrian while walking outside a crosswalk.
Thus, responders took the person to a hospital. Moreover, they described the injuries as life-threatening.
Also, fatal detail investigators responded to the scene. Furthermore, the crash led to the closure of Flamingo Road.
Dealing With Similar Incidents
In today’s current state of affairs, taking strolls outdoors is becoming the new normal. With this, so does the likelihood of accidents involving pedestrians.
Car accidents are far more common than pedestrian accidents. However, there is still reason to be wary when traveling on foot.
“Pedestrian accidents do not occur as much as motor vehicle accidents. However, pedestrian accidents tend to include more serious injuries,” Tyler Toomey said. He is a practicing attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
“It’s because they are sometimes hard to see. They also ride bikes, skateboards, etc. Pedestrian incidents usually occur in shopping center entrances and street corners,” he added.
We understand that being involved in a Nevada pedestrian crash is a heavy load. Thus, it is best to turn to the experienced attorneys at Sweet Lawyers. Moreover, our attorneys and professional legal team have dealt with a variety of cases including pedestrian accidents. We promise to fight for you until your family achieves the justice and compensation that is owed. Call us at (800) 674 7852 to arrange your free consultation with an experienced legal professional. Also, you may reach us 24/7.