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Monthly Archives: January 2011

Auto-Pedestrian Accident Victim in Coma Receives Jaywalking Ticket

Perhaps by now you’ve heard the story about the 13-year old girl who was involved in an auto-pedestrian accident in Las Vegas back on January 4. Takara Davis was struck by a car while trying to cross Durango Drive where it intersects with Rochelle Street and wound up in a medically-induced coma. But the part …

Rear-End Collision Injures Two Firefighters in Las Vegas

A rear-end collision can happen to anyone. You can be driving safely within the law or stopped at a traffic light or intersection, and without warning another vehicle can slam into the back of yours. Rear-end collisions can even affect motorists who are trying to assist someone else after an accident. Such was the case …

Police Accident Results in Criminal Charges

Law enforcement authorities in Las Vegas and Clark County have strict rules and procedures when it comes to pursuing fleeing vehicles. These regulations are designed to protect not only the officers involved, but also other motorists and passersby. Unfortunately, the actions of one Metro police officer during a police pursuit might have resulted in devastating …

Sledding Accidents Can Be Serious

Las Vegas and southern Nevada are known for many activities, such as attending shows, gambling, shopping, motorcycling, bicycling, and hiking. One such pastime that you wouldn’t necessarily associate with the greater Las Vegas area is sledding. But in some areas, the elevation is high enough where a sufficient amount of snowfall accumulates to allow sledding. …

Fatal Pedestrian Accidents Continue in Las Vegas

Last year, the number of traffic accidents in Las Vegas fell overall by 9% to under 23,000, marking the third straight year of a decrease in that category. However, fatal pedestrian accidents were a different story, shooting up 32% in 2010 to 29 in 2009. The final fatal pedestrian accident of last year occurred two …