35-Year-Old Man Sent to Hospital Following Bicycle Accident near Hollywood Boulevard

LAS VEGAS, NV (May 30, 2023) – Late Tuesday night, a bicycle accident on Russell Road left major injuries to Robert Barratta of Las Vegas.

The collision happened at about 10:40 p.m., May 16th, near Hollywood Boulevard.

According to reports, the bicycle rider heading west on Russell, for unknown reasons, veered into the center turn lane and overturned.

The crash ejected the rider off his bicycle. Police also stated that it is unclear if another car struck the bicycle.

First responders then took the rider, 35-year-old Robert Barratta to Sunrise Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

At this time, local authorities are actively investigating the incident and urge anyone with information to call them at (702) 828-4088 or, to remain anonymous, Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555.

Injuries sustained in a bicycle-auto collision can take a toll on a person’s financial, physical, and emotional well-being. That is why it is important to exercise due care and abide by all traffic laws whether you are a driver or a bicyclist. If you’re driving, always look out for bicycle riders at all times. Also, do not engage in any non-driving activity which creates a potential distraction.

It is important to have strong legal representation on your side when injured in a bicycle accident. Reach out to the personal injury attorneys at Sweet James today. With 20 years of experience in the field, they know what it takes to help you win your case. Their team understands what you are going through, and they are here to help you seek justice and compensation. Call them at 1-800-900-0000 for a free and confidential case evaluation. You can reach them 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat. For more accident news, click here.

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