Teen Struck and Injured by Vehicle on Washington Avenue
Las Vegas, NV (January 11, 2022) – On Monday, a teenage pedestrian sustained injuries in an accident on Washington Avenue.
The authorities received the crash report minutes before 7:30 a.m. at the intersection with Pecos Road.
Immediately, the responders took the victim to UMC with non-life-threatening injuries.
There are no further details about this crash are available.
Aim high in steering, i.e. don’t make your steering adjustments based on what is directly in front of you, but rather what is down the road.
If the road is winding to the right, for example, look as far into the turn as possible. This will improve your safety and make your turns smoother.
Dealing With Injuries in Pedestrian Accidents
Even though state laws prohibit cell phone use when driving, upwards of 80% of car accidents are a result of distracted drivers.
Therefore, it is important to know how to proceed in case you find yourself involved in a traffic collision.
Here are the things that we need to do if in case of an accident:
– Before anything else, seek medical attention if you have been hurt.
– Get to a safe place to prevent further damage or injury.
– Collect as much information as possible: insurance and contact information of people involved in the accident and pictures/videos of vehicles involved. Also, do not forget documentation of fault, and whatever else that can be used for evidence.
– File a police report or incident report by calling 911.
– Hire an experienced personal injury attorney from Sweet Lawyers.
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