1 Hospitalized in Las Vegas Pedestrian Accident on Boulder Highway & Flamingo Road
LAS VEGAS, NV (May 10, 2021) – Early Sunday morning, a pedestrian sustained injuries in a crash on Boulder Highway and Flamingo Road.
According to authorities, the hit-and-run crash happened at around 12:30 a.m. Moreover, the collision occurred at the intersection of Boulder Highway and East Flamingo Road.
Reports revealed that a silver 2003-2007 Cadillac CTS traveled northwest in the right travel lane of Boulder Highway. Then, it struck a pedestrian walking outside a marked crosswalk.
Furthermore, the suspect driver pulled over to the right of the road. Then, the driver went off the vehicle to check the scene before getting back inside the vehicle to flee north of the highway.
Moreover, responders transported the male pedestrian in his 30s to Sunrise Hospital with critical injuries.
Meanwhile, authorities ask anyone with information about the suspect’s vehicle to contact their local law enforcement agencies.
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 Las Vegas 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.