Las Vegas, NV (December 6, 2021) – Troopers with the Nevada Highway Patrol are investigating a deadly truck accident that occurred on Monday afternoon, December 6.
Authorities were called to a traffic collision involving a box truck and a van at the intersection of Polaris and Tropicana Avenues around 12:00 p.m.
Tropicana Avenue was shut down at the intersection for the on-scene investigation as police worked to collect evidence and clear the scene. Officers reported one fatality, though the number of injuries, as well as the current conditions of the victims, is unknown.
At this time, the cause of the wreck is still under active investigation. Police officials plan to release further information in the coming days.
Our deepest condolences go out to the family of the deceased victim. Our thoughts go out to any injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in Nevada
The Nevada Department of Transportation released recent data, which indicated that more than 50,000 vehicle crashes occurred throughout the state in only one year. When it comes to tractor-trailer, box truck, and commercial vehicle accidents, the numbers are even grimmer. In fact, fatal truck collisions accounted for nearly 8% of traffic deaths in Nevada.
Major trucks accidents are an unfortunately common fact of life in Nevada. This is particularly true on long stretches of roadway throughout the desert. And when it comes to fatal accidents across the state, victims and families are particularly vulnerable in the aftermath.
After a truck accident, those affected often cope with financial difficulties, long-term physical issues, and serious emotional trauma. Sadly, when victims succumb to their injuries, family members must deal with expensive medical and funerary costs. Thankfully, you and yours may have legal recourse in the aftermath of an injury accident.
If you’ve suffered injuries in a truck accident, reach out to a Nevada car accident attorney right away. Our attorneys can help safeguard your legal rights in the aftermath. At Valiente Mott, we will gladly review the facts of your case. Our lawyers will tailor our advice to match your needs. And as a result, you can rest assured that we will answer all your questions thoroughly and compassionately.
Personal Injury Attorney in Las Vegas
Our Las Vegas truck accident attorneys will stop at nothing to get you and yours the justice you deserve. At Valiente Mott, we will work to fight for your fair, full compensation. This compensation can cover your losses moving forward so that you never have to pay out of pocket.
Don’t let insurance adjusters determine the outcome of your accident claim. If you’ve suffered from a crash caused by another driver’s negligence, don’t wait. You can and should retain a competent, skilled lawyer as soon as possible.
Our experienced accident lawyers in Las Vegas have spent years fighting for victims and their families. Please contact us at 702-296-5117 to schedule your free consultation at your earliest convenience. We’re here to help you in your time of need.
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