Pedestrian Injured in Las Vegas Accident
Las Vegas, NV (June 07, 2021) – On Saturday, a pedestrian was injured in West Flamingo Road pedestrian accident.
The accident took place in the evening, west of South Jones Boulevard.
Apparently, a 2020 Chevrolet Tahoe was westbound on West Flamingo Road.
At the same time, a pedestrian was crossing the road from south to north outside of a marked crosswalk.
The victim traveled into the path of the approaching vehicle and was struck.
As a result, the pedestrian incurred serious injuries.
The rescuers rushed the victim to University Medical Center’s Trauma Unit.
Meanwhile, the officers are still investigating the incident. They do not consider impairment to be a factor in the incident.
Moreover, here are some things that we can do to avoid accidents that could result in serious injuries. So, as a driver, don’t speed. Always follow the speed limit and never use your phone; always be cautious of your surroundings.
Pedestrian Accidents Could Result in Injuries
Moreover, in today’s current state of affairs, more individuals are walking as a new way to escape home for a while.
As a result, pedestrian accidents have also spiked in popularity, so has the risk of pedestrian accidents.
Pedestrian accidents are incidents in which someone walking or crossing a road is injured by a vehicle striking them.
This type of accident, more often than not, can be avoided.
Furthermore, common cause of these unfortunate incidents includes drivers speeding. Similarly, motorists who speed do not have enough reaction time to stop or yield for us injuries.
– First, always avoid dangerous behaviors: always walk on the sidewalk (no jaywalking), stay sober, and make eye contact with drivers, don’t assume the driver can see you.
– Afterwards, closely look before you step: cross streets at marked crosswalks/intersections. In addition, obey traffic signals, and watch for turning vehicles.
Lastly, do not forget to hire an experienced personal injury attorney from Sweet Lawyers if you or a loved one has been injured in a pedestrian accident.
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