2 Injured in Pedestrian Crash near Ocean Drive
LAS VEGAS, NV (July 1, 2022) – An unidentified victim sustained injuries in a pedestrian accident on Tropicana Avenue, Tuesday evening.
The incident happened at 6:40 p.m., near Ocean Drive and Las Vegas Boulevard.
As per reports, a 2002 Ford Expedition traveling east slowed as a man darted across Tropicana outside of a crosswalk. Consequently, a 2008 Ford E150 hit the Expedition which caused the Expedition to strike the pedestrian.
First responders arrived rushed the pedestrian in critical condition to UMC for treatment. Medics also took the driver of the E150 with minor injuries to UMC.
At this time, officials have no information about the driver of the Expedition. Moreover, authorities closed the area around Las Vegas Boulevard as clearing and preliminary duties took place.
State Troopers continue to investigate the pedestrian accident on Tropicana Avenue and will release updates once available
When behind the wheel, it is important to pay attention to the road. Look out for pedestrians at all times and stay alert to your surroundings. As a pedestrian, make sure to cross the street at designated crosswalks or intersections.
If you or a loved one has suffered injuries in a serious pedestrian accident, talk to the pedestrian accident attorneys at Sweet James as soon as possible. With over 20 years in the field, they know what it takes to protect your legal rights. Throughout the years, their team has helped countless people fight for the compensation they deserve. Call their offices today at (800) 975-3435 for a free and confidential case evaluation. Need help after hours? You can also reach them 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat. If you are a family member of any of the victims involved in this accident, they may be able to help you obtain the police report. Click here to request a police report.
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