Las Vegas, NV (October 18, 2021) – A serious auto accident causing injuries occurred on Monday evening, October 18, and resulted in victim injuries, per authorities.
According to reports from the Las Vegas Police Department officers, the incident happened around 7:00 p.m. on southbound Interstate 15 at exit 38 to Flamingo Road.
Multiple vehicles collided in the wreck though the total number of drivers involved is unknown, according to initial reports from police at the scene.
Paramedics appeared to transport at least one victim to an area medical center, though authorities did not comment on the extent of that victim’s injuries or their current conditions.
Investigators are still piecing together the events causing the wreck and have not provided any further information.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families. We hope for their full recovery.
Multi-Vehicle Accidents in Las Vegas
According to the Nevada Department of Transportation, local police reported approximately 52,000 car crashes statewide in just one year. Officers with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department added that Las Vegas accounted for nearly 45% of the total number of wrecks.
Unfortunately, these car accidents are an unfortunately common fact of life in Nevada. This is particularly true when it comes to the bustling streets of Las Vegas. And victims and families are particularly vulnerable in the aftermath of fatal accidents.
After a serious auto 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 in the aftermath.
However, if you have suffered injuries in an accident or lost a loved one, you may have legal recourse. You can and should reach out to a Las Vegas auto accident attorney right away. At Valiente Mott, we will fight for your fair, full compensation. This compensation can cover losses moving forward so that you never have to pay out of pocket.
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