Injuries Reported in Las Vegas Pedestrian Accident near Owens Avenue and North 23rd Street
LAS VEGAS, NV (April 6, 2021) – Sunday night, a pedestrian suffered critical injuries in a crash near Owens Avenue and North 23rd Street.
According to Las Vegas Police reports, the incident happened at about 8:45 p.m. The incident happened on Owens Avenue and North 23rd Street.
Moreover, the police revealed that a female pedestrian crossed Owens Avenue from north to south.
She failed to use a marked crosswalk when an eastbound Honda Accord hit her on Owens Avenue.
Responders took the pedestrian to UMC Trauma with life-threatening injuries.
The Honda driver stayed at the scene and didn’t show signs of impairment, the police revealed.
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.
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