Las Vegas, NV (September 9, 2022) – On Thursday, September 8th, a motorcyclist was fatally injured in an accident, as the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department reported.
According to authorities, the collision occurred on Jones Boulevard close to Badura Avenue and Warm Springs Road. Police said the victim was involved in a collision with another passenger car, but they haven’t been able to identify the other driver. The motorcyclist was brought to University Medical Center in critical condition, but they ultimately passed away.
The Las Vegas Police Department will continue its investigation into the crash at this time but has not provided any additional details in the interim.
Our hearts go out to the victim’s loved ones at this time of great loss.
Fatal Motorcycle Accidents Reported in Las Vegas
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there will be 17 motorcycle accidents for every 100,000 people in the United States this year. A motorcyclist is more likely to suffer fatal or life-altering injuries in a collision than a passenger car or truck driver. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and municipal governments in Nevada report that over 75% of motorcyclists who were killed in accidents died as a direct consequence of their injuries.
Motorcycle fatalities in Clark County have spiked dramatically this year. The number of motorcycle fatalities in late summer was four more than what was reported in July by the Department of Public Safety. There were roughly 30 motorcyclist deaths in Clark County in 2022, up 25% from the year before. During one year, 45 motorcyclists lost their lives in Nevada. According to the latest available statistics, deaths on motorcycles in Nevada decreased for the first time in a decade last year.
It’s true that motorcycling is an exciting hobby, but it’s also quite dangerous. The victims and their families are profoundly affected by the unfortunate circumstances that led to these occurrences. It will be difficult for anyone affected financially, much alone emotionally, to recover from this. Those who suffer losses in these catastrophes will undoubtedly be put in difficult and unpleasant situations. High medical and burial expenses are typically passed on to loved ones. After a motorcycle accident that caused you bodily harm or the death of a loved one, you may be entitled to file a lawsuit seeking compensation.
Contact a motorcycle accident lawyer in Las Vegas without delay if any of the aforementioned events have had a major impact on your life. If you or a loved one have been injured in a Las Vegas accident, the Eric Roy Law Firm is here to help you get your life back on track. Our Las Vegas motorcycle accident attorneys will investigate your case and provide you personalized guidance based on our findings when you contact us. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to ease your worries or help you learn more about the options available to you at this challenging time.
Our law office is prepared to put our knowledge to work for you if you were hurt while riding a motorcycle or a loved one was killed and you believe that the accident was the result of another party’s carelessness. You can trust that we will vigorously represent you and your loved ones in court if you or they have been hurt in a motorcycle accident resulting from another person’s carelessness or criminality. If you’d like to schedule a no-cost, no-obligation consultation for you and your loved ones, please call us at 702-423-3333.
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