10/17/2020 – We are saddened to report that an elderly woman was killed in a crash on Saturday night, making it the third traffic-fatality in one day.
At around 6 p.m. on October 17, the LVMPD was called to the scene of the accident at Flamingo Road and Hualapai Way.
Here is what we know: A 21-year old motorist who was headed northbound on Hualapai way in a 2005 Porsche Cayenne when he collided with an 80-year old woman driving a 2013 Nissan Altima. Police indicate that the Altima violated the right-of-way rule of the road.
The woman driving the Altima was pronounced dead at the scene, and the 21-year-old reported only minor injuries.
The identity of the woman has yet to be released by the Clark County coroner’s office.
This marks the 80th traffic-related fatality of 2020.
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So far, 2020 has been a terribly deadly year in terms of motor vehicle fatalities. With a reported 80 fatalities to date, we urge each driver to exercise safe driving practices and remember to drive defensively at all times. If you or a loved one have been injured on the streets of Las Vegas, NV due to the negligence of another motorist, please contact our Las Vegas car accident lawyer, Brian Boyer, right away for a free consultation. (702) 800-0988