1 Hospitalized in Las Vegas Pedestrian Accident on Charleston Boulevard and Honolulu Street
LAS VEGAS, NV (November 23, 2020) – On Sunday afternoon, a woman sustained injuries in a crash on Charleston Boulevard and Honolulu Street.
According to police, the crash involving a red 2005 Ford Focus occurred at around 3:00 p.m. It happened near Charleston Boulevard and Honolulu Street, west of U.S. 95.
Reports revealed that the westbound sedan in the right lane towards Shiloah Drive struck a 49-year-old woman. Moreover, the woman was attempting to cross the westbound road outside a designated crosswalk.
Thus, responders rushed the victim to University Medical Center after sustaining critical injuries.
The driver of the red 2005 Ford Focus, an 18-year-old was treated at the scene with minor injuries. Afterward, the patient was later transported to UMC and was released after some time.
Dealing With Similar Incidents
In today’s current state of affairs, taking strolls outdoors is becoming the new normal. With this, the likelihood of accidents involving pedestrians increases.
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, the pedestrian accidents tend to include more serious injuries,” Tyler Toomey said. He is a practicing attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
“Some of the worst pedestrian incidents involve minors. 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 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 in your area. Also, you may reach us 24/7.