47-Year-Old Male Pedestrian Killed in Fatal Accident near University Center Drive

LAS VEGAS, NV (July 5, 2023) – Sunday evening, one man was pronounced dead after a hit-and-run pedestrian collision on East Twain Avenue.

Dispatchers responded to the scene around 9:10 p.m., just east of University Center Drive north of the UNLV campus on July 2nd.

Per reports, the driver of a 2021 Nissan Rouge SUV was heading west on Twain Avenue and struck a pedestrian.

Upon impact, the involved driver fled the scene without contacting authorities or rendering aid.

Meanwhile, paramedics rushed the male pedestrian to Sunrise Hospital where he eventually succumbed to his injuries.

Following preliminary duties, officers confirmed that the hit-and-run vehicle was a rental Nissan with an Oregon license plate. At this time, local authorities are still looking for the suspect and any witnesses are urged to call the LVMPD at (702) 828-3595.

An active investigation to determine more information is still underway. Once available, further details will be provided.

In this sorrowful time, the team at Sweet James would like to extend their heartfelt condolences to the family of the deceased man. May you find comfort and strength during this difficult time.

If a family member has been killed in a pedestrian accident, please contact Sweet James as soon as possible. They understand the death of a loved one is a devastating experience and can take a toll on your wellbeing. However, they can help you with the legal matters that must be addressed. They will commit their resources and years of experience to bring justice for your loss. Their commitment and dedication are unbreakable and they will work with you during every step of the legal process. Call their hotline at 1-800-900-0000 to speak with one of their attorneys free of charge. For more accident news, click here.

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