Ahmad Yakub Arrested in Alto Avenue Fatal Crash
Las Vegas, NV (June 22, 2022) – On Monday night, 25-year-old Rakeem Lichtenberger lost his life in a DUI crash on Lamb Boulevard.
Officers received the incident report at 10:11 p.m. at Alto Avenue, just south of Cheyenne Avenue.
Responding officers discovered that Lichtenberger was a passenger in a 2003 Ford Escape driven by 28-year-old Ahmad Yakub. They say the Ford collided with a southbound Kenworth tractor-trailer driven by 39-year-old Israel Vasquez-Cruz.
Sadly, Rakeem Lichtenberger died in this collision.
Moreover, the rescuers rushed Ahmad Yakub to University Medical Center’s Trauma Unit in critical condition.
Luckily, Vasquez-Cruz did not sustain injuries from the deadly incident.
Meanwhile, investigating officers say Yakub showed signs of impairment at the time of the collision. They booked him while he recovers at the hospital.
Sweet Lawyers would like to express our condolences to the loved ones of Rakeem Lichtenberger. May you find courage during this difficult time.
Fatal Collision Could Happen Anytime
We at Sweet Lawyers understand that losing a loved one in a traffic incident similar to the Alto Avenue fatal crash is devastating.
More so, if it is to deal with the legalities of a wrongful death case. You need the help of legal experts to fight for you and to get the justice your loved one deserves.
The benefit of getting yourself a wrongful death attorney is that they will help you get compensation for the economic and non-economic damages incurred as a result of the death.
However, know that with a wrongful death case, there is a time limit on which the bereaved can take legal action. These restrictions are called the statute of limitations. It will only allow you to file a wrongful death lawsuit within a certain amount of time. When these expire, the legal claim is no longer valid. Thus, the loved ones can no longer file a lawsuit.
Thus, it is crucial to know and understand these time limitations, as they vary from state to state and case to case.
So, to the bereaved of Rakeem Lichtenberger, talk to us here at Sweet Lawyers. Our legal experts will guide you on how to go about a possible wrongful death claim.
In fact, when you hire us, our attorneys will exhaust their best to ensure you get the maximum settlement. They will speak to witnesses and analyze evidence.